- a gold coin of medieval Florence, issued in 1252
- a British coin originally equal to two shillings: coinage discontinued in 1971
- any of various European or South African silver or gold coins
Origin of florinMiddle English from Old French from Italian fiorino from fiore, a flower from Classical Latin flos (gen. floris), flower: from the figure of a lily stamped on the original coins
- A guilder.
- A British coin worth two shillings.
- a. A gold coin first issued at Florence, Italy, in 1252.b. Any of several gold coins similar to the Florentine florin, formerly used in Europe.
Origin of florinMiddle English from Old French from Old Italian fiorino from fiore flower (from the lily on the coins) from Latin flōs flōr- flower ; see bhel-3 in Indo-European roots.
- The currency of Aruba, divided into 100 cents, symbol ƒ.
- A pre-decimal British coin, worth two shillings or ten new pence.
- A guilder (former currency unit of the Netherlands).
- Any of several gold coins once produced in Florence, Italy.
- A pre-decimal Australian coin, worth 24 pence or a tenth of a pound.