|GEORGE VI FLORIN
|George VI Florin 1949-1951
|George VI Florin
|Courtesy of Rob Pearce
|The obverse was originally designed for use on Edward VIII
coins and it is by Sir Thomas Humphrey Pagent.
The reverse is by George Kruger Gray.
They were produced in every year from 1937 to 1951.
From 1947 to 1951 the silver content was removed and
sixpence's were struck in Cupro-Nickel.
After 1948 the title of emperor of India (IND:IMP) was no longer
used on the penny because India had became independent
country and the reverse design was also changed.
1937-1947 .500 Silver, 28.5 grams, 11.3mm Diameter.
1947-1951 Cupro-Nickel, 28.5 grams, 11.3mm Diameter.