1927 Australia 2 Shilling Florin Parliament House NGC UNC Details Surface Hairlines.
This coin was struck to commemorate the opening of the new Parliament House in Canberra in 1927. 2,000,000 were struck and were first issued on 09 May 1927. It features the front view of the original Parliament House.
|Type||Circulating commemorative coin|
|Value||1 Florin = 2 Shillings (0.1)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Opening of (Old) Parliament House
Shortened version of the crowned and robed bust of George V facing left
Lettering: GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Translation: George V by the Grace of God, King of all the British territories, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India
Engraver: Edgar Bertram MacKennal ,George Kruger Gray
Parliament House within an oval frame set above crossed scepters. Superimposed on the scepters is a raised oval with the date 1927 incuse
Engraver: George Kruger Gray