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One pound notes. I got 3 of these every birthday, except my Then I got a 20 and a 1 pound note, from my Nan xxx.

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Half Penny. I remember these

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Old coins: strike gold with pre-decimal silver

Threepenny bits. (80 to a £1) With one of these I could buy some Lincoln biscuits to have with my bottle of free milk at school.

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

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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.

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Math and art activity rolled into one for preschoolers: A fun matching game and other coin rubbings ideas.

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

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A number of pots are filled with sand.In some a coin or small prize is placed in the bottom before the sand is added so that it is completely hidden.People then choose a pot of sand which they pour through a garden riddle / sieve.If they are lucky the prize will be revealed.If not " Oh well they can always buy another pot!"

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We called pound notes green backs . If u had one you felt like Charlie big potatoes

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