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.
- A guilder.
- A British coin worth two shillings.
- A gold coin first issued at Florence, Italy, in 1252.
- Any of several gold coins similar to the Florentine florin, formerly used in Europe.