Great Britain 1928 florin

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Goldberg sale 106, lot 2171
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This specimen was lot 2171 in Goldberg sale 106 (Los Angeles, September 2018), where it sold for $66. The catalog description[1] noted, "Great Britain. Florin, 1928. George V. PCGS graded MS-65." This type was struck 1927-36 in substantial numbers. It superseded a type struck 1911-26 with a different reverse (KM 817a).

Recorded mintage: 11,088,000.

Specification: 11.31 g, .500 fine silver, .181 troy oz ASW, 28.3 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: S.4038; KM-834.


  • Bressett, Kenneth E., A Guide Book of English Coins, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1962.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 106: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2018.

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