Definitions for "Florin"
A silver coin of Florence, first struck in the twelfth century, and noted for its beauty. The name is given to different coins in different countries. The florin of England, first minted in 1849, is worth two shillings, or about 48 cents; the florin of the Netherlands, about 40 cents; of Austria, about 36 cents.
First introduced in 1252 CE as a gold coin in Florence, Italy. Later, silver coins of Austria and England were also used that name.
a British coin, originally of silver, worth two shillings. The term can also the Dutch coin called a gulden