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Pre 1971 Money. Money was divided into pounds (£) shillings (s. or /-) and pennies (d.). Thus, 4 pounds, eight shillings and fourpence would be written as £4/8/4d. or £4-8-4d.

Pre 1971 Money. Money was divided into pounds (£) shillings (s. or /-) and pennies (d.). Thus, 4 pounds, eight shillings and fourpence would be written as £4/8/4d. or £4-8-4d.

What?! I didn't know you could do this!!!!!!!! Does everyone know about this?!!

British coins…

What?! I didn't know you could do this!!!!!!!! Does everyone know about this?!!

An interesting bit of history - these half pennies came in after decimalisation…

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An interesting bit of history - these half pennies came in after decimalisation…

Threepenny bit, the new pound club they are bringing out is going to be this shape and size apparently.

Threepenny bit, the new pound club they are bringing out is going to be this shape and size apparently.

£1 note - You thought you were rich if you had 10 of these. It felt like real money!

£1 note - You thought you were rich if you had 10 of these. It felt like real money!

It was really a pretty little coin: The English 6d of Oak sprigs and acorns ~ The sixpence, known colloquially as the tanner, or half-shilling, was a British pre-decimal coin, worth six (pre-1971) pence, or 1/40th of a pound sterling.   The first sixpences were struck in the reign of Edward VI in 1551 and continued until they were rendered obsolete by decimalisation in 1971.

It was really a pretty little coin: The English 6d of Oak sprigs and acorns ~ The sixpence, known colloquially as the tanner, or half-shilling, was a British pre-decimal coin, worth six (pre-1971) pence, or 1/40th of a pound sterling. The first sixpences were struck in the reign of Edward VI in 1551 and continued until they were rendered obsolete by decimalisation in 1971.

Half Penny coin - you could get a black jack or fruit salad chewy sweet for one of these.

Half Penny coin - you could get a black jack or fruit salad chewy sweet for one of these.

The Sixpence was similar to a dime,they changed the coinage to a whole new, more simple system after we left the UK

The Sixpence was similar to a dime,they changed the coinage to a whole new, more simple system after we left the UK

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