1927 Canberra Florin Very Fine

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1927 Canberra Florin Very Fine

$49.01
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19378
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  • Australia's first commemorative coin
  • Widely considered one of Australia's most beautiful coins
  • Issued to commemorate the opening of Parliament House on May 9, 1927
  • Struck from sterling silver
  • Still within your grasp in Very Fine, as here!

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The 1927 Canberra Florin was Australia's first commemorative coin. With its stunning depiction of the faҫade of Parliament House, it's also often regarded as our most beautiful. Issued to honour the May 9 opening of Parliament, it was truly a coin for the people. Fittingly, the coin drew large crowds of Australians to the Commonwealth Bank upon its release.

This beautiful predecimal coin was struck from sterling silver. Acclaimed artisan George Kruger Gray designed the famous reverse motif, rich with fine detail that is enhanced further by the precious metal. The coin's mintage of two million was thought to be sufficient at the time, but was quickly absorbed by an enthusiastic public.

Despite its rich history and sought-after status, this coin is surprisingly affordable in Very Fine! Secure your piece of history today - click 'add to cart' now.

More Information
Country of IssueAustralia
Year of Issue1927
DenominationFlorin
Weight (g)11.3100
MetalSilver
Metal Purity (%)92.50
GradeVery Fine
Diameter (mm)28.50
Issued ByMelbourne Mint
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