Extremely Rare George III Pattern Florin 1871

 

Extremely rare George III (1760-1820) later pattern nickel florin dated 1871. Obverse: Bust of George III to right with legend: "GEORGIUS III D. G. BRITT REX". Reverse: Crowned royal coat of arms in centre with legend: "ONE• •FLO• •RIN• •1871•". Straight milled edge. Probably struck by W. J. Taylor using an old W. Wyon obverse and Taylor's own reverse. Listed in Withers' "Toy Coins" as "RRR - EXTREMELY RARE". Good collectable condition, see photograph.

Withers' Toy Coins No: S.219. Diameter 30.5mm. (↑↑) VF. £125.00

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