Opening of the First Parliament House 1927 Florin

  • Opening of the First Parliament House 1927 Florin
  • Opening of the First Parliament House 1927 Florin
  • Opening of the First Parliament House 1927 Florin

Buy the Opening of the First Parliament House 1927 Florin from The Perth Mint, featuring:

  • Australia's First Commemorative Coin
  • Historic Pre-Decimal Coin
  • Coloured Presentation Card
  • King George V Obverse
  • Sterling Silver
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Opening of the First Parliament House 1927 Florin 13V02AAA AUS $ 22.68
US$ 18.13
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Historically a landmark coin, this unique florin type commemorative celebrates the opening of the first Parliament House in Canberra by the Duke of York in May 1927.

The Australian Florin is the most collected of all Australian coins due to its relatively large size and intricate design.

Australia's First Commemorative Coin

The Opening of the First Parliament House 1927 Florin was Australia's first commemorative coin and is now one of the country’s most prized currency pieces.

Historic Pre-Decimal Coin

The reverse of this F-VF graded coin features Parliament House framed in an ornamental panel and resting on crossed maces, with the year date 1927 and the inscriptions PARLIAMENT HOUSE AUSTRALIA and ONE FLORIN.

Coloured Presentation Card

The sterling silver coin is housed in an attractive presentation card depicting imagery of the original Parliament House in Canberra.

King George V Obverse

Acknowledged as one of the most beautiful coins in Australian history, the reverse was designed by George Kruger Gray, with the unique obverse portrait of King George V created by Sir Edgar Mackennal.

Technical Specifications

Metal 92.5% silver, 7.5% copper
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 11.31
Maximum Diameter (mm) 28.5
Maximum Mintage 2,000,000

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