Double Florin Coin

Contributed by Nick Percy

The Double Florin was one of the shortest lived British coin denominations ever, only being produced between 1887 and 1890. The coin was introduced as part of a short lived attempt at decimalisation of the currency. A Double Florin was worth four shillings which in today's currency is the same as a twenty pence piece. My Grandfather gave me this coin in 1946.

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