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  1. 1836 groats have two varieties with respect to position of the colon after D in "D: G:" on obverse. It can be "D : " or "D:" https://www.allcoinvalues.com/united-kingdom/1836-uk-fourpence-28groat29-value2c-william-iv2c-colon-closer-to-d.html. However, my 1837 also seems to have a close colon "D:", though only the more distant colon is listed https://www.allcoinvalues.com/united-kingdom/1837-uk-fourpence-28groat29-value2c-william-iv.html. Shown are my 1836, 1837 and 1838 obverses. The Vic 1838 seems to be like the listed 1837, whereas my 1837 looks like the close colon 1836 variety. Any thoughts?

    4d 1836-38 colon vars obv copy.JPG

  2. gpwallis

    1911 shilling

    Agree with Nick #5: the hollow neck variety has a clear short "trough"/depression running up the back of the neck above the BM, clear even on quite worn coins as the depression is usually darker. If in doubt, easy to compare with 1912 onwards.
  3. Here is one for sale in NZ- opening bid about 30 pounds. http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=900970974
  4. gpwallis

    1914 florin

    That's very clear and helpful- thanks Declan. All three of mine are Rev E. :-(
  5. I'm struggling to see tooth-size variation in my early GV florins, for which 1914 apparently has two types. Looking through 1911 to 1919, I think I see a subtle change (small teeth pre-1914; large teeth post-1914), but I'm not convinced! Can anyone help? Alternatively, is one of the 1914 types completely novel, and all other years the same?
  6. I have a 1844 (cinquefoil stops) with "ANANO". Maybe these edge mistrikes are too frequent and variable to detail as varieties?