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The complete Change Checker jer guide to the rarest coins in circulation

The complete Change Checker jer guide to the rarest coins in circulation

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.

Pre - decimal British coins: The old Penny, and the Sixpence (aka - the 'Tanner').  This was the old 'Imperial' coinage that we used before decimalisation in 1971. As well as these we had other coins coins with great names, like the Farthing (a quarter penny); Ha’penny (half penny); Thrip’ny (three penny); Bob (shilling: twelve pennies); Florin (two shillings)

Pre - decimal British coins: The old Penny, and the Sixpence (aka - the 'Tanner'). This was the old 'Imperial' coinage that we used before decimalisation in 1971. As well as these we had other coins coins with great names, like the Farthing (a quarter penny); Ha’penny (half penny); Thrip’ny (three penny); Bob (shilling: twelve pennies); Florin (two shillings)

pre-decimal UK farthing coin - minted in the year of the coronation of HM Elizabeth II - These were used up to 31st December 1960 after which they ceased to be legal tender.

pre-decimal UK farthing coin - minted in the year of the coronation of HM Elizabeth II - These were used up to 31st December 1960 after which they ceased to be legal tender.

Conversion rates from pounds, shillings and pence to decimal currency

Conversion rates from pounds, shillings and pence to decimal currency

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old half penny - Google Image Result for http://www.cambridgecoins.co.uk/shop/acatalog/stock10-031.jpg

Half Penny.  You could buy a Fruit Salad or Black Jack with one of these.

Half Penny. You could buy a Fruit Salad or Black Jack with one of these.

Hare pendant Hare in the Moon  Moon Gazing Hare by Campsodella

Hare pendant, Hare in the Moon, Moon Gazing Hare, coin pendant, Rabbit necklace, British one penny coin. Bronze jewellery. Gift for her

Hare pendant Hare in the Moon Moon Gazing Hare by Campsodella

UK old money in coins!  On the left,- Farthing, Threepenny bit, sixpence. Middle,- halfpenny, shilling, florin. Right - Penny shilling, half crown. How much easier it was to work out decimal when the change over happened ~ I was still in Primary school. Funnily enough I still think in feet & inches and pounds & ounces though.

UK old money in coins! On the left,- Farthing, Threepenny bit, sixpence. Middle,- halfpenny, shilling, florin. Right - Penny shilling, half crown. How much easier it was to work out decimal when the change over happened ~ I was still in Primary school. Funnily enough I still think in feet & inches and pounds & ounces though.

Halfpenny and Farthing - Old British Coin Denominations | The Royal Mint Museum

Halfpenny and Farthing - Old British Coin Denominations | The Royal Mint Museum

The Ten Bob Note! If you got one of these in your birthday card you were really lucky.

The Ten Bob Note! If you got one of these in your birthday card you were really lucky.

IF you’ve got a stash of old £1 coins then you could be sitting on a small fortune. There are currently 24 different £1 coin designs in circulation and with just five weeks to go until the new 12-s…

Revealed: The rarest and most valuable £1 coins

IF you’ve got a stash of old £1 coins then you could be sitting on a small fortune. There are currently 24 different £1 coin designs in circulation and with just five weeks to go until the new 12-s…

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

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

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