Obverse: ||King GEORGE VI - Design by Thomas Humphrey Paget.|
Legend: GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP.
Reverse:||Australian Coat of Arms - Design by George Kruger Gray.|
Legend: FLORIN - 1938 AUSTRALIA
|Edge:||Reeded - continuous mill.|
|Weight:||11.30 grams (174.5 grains).|
|Size:||28.5 mm (diameter).|
|Composition:||Sterling Silver - 92.5% Silver, 7.5% Copper.|
|Silver Content:||.3363 oz.|
|Mintage:||Melbourne: Circulation - 2,990,000|
Proof: 70 - 100
The collector proof version of the 1938 florin was released as part of a 6 coin proof set.
In 1998, the Canberra mint released a .999 Silver Florin/Twenty Cents frosted proof coin with a reverse design struck from a modified die used for the production of the 1938 florin reverse.
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