Proof of Record
Mintage: Est 6
Reverse Designer: George Kruger Gray
Obverse Designer: Percy Metcalf
Composition: 92.5% Silver 7.5% Copper Values
The Proof of Record Melbourne Centenary florin features thick, squared rims on both faces and was likely struck at the
Royal mint in London. One example is in the British Museum, four in the Museum of Victoria
(Eddison, M, 2017)
and one in private hands probably ex the British Museum.
Coin Web (2007). 1934-35 Melbourne Centenary Commemorative Florin. Available at: https://www.australianstamp.com/coin-web/aust/florin/19342flo.htm
Verheyen, T, V (2008). The Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine - Volume 11, Number 6. The Australasian Coin
and Banknote Magazine - Volume 11, Number 6: pp 62-63.
Verheyen, T, V (2007). The Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine - Volume 10, Number 7. The Australasian Coin
and Banknote Magazine - Volume 10, Number 7: pp 30-36.
Eddison, M (2017). Personal Correspondence.
Verhyren, V (2017). Photograph.
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