Old UK coins - one penny, half penny (or ha' - pronounced "hey" - penny) and three pence (or "thruppenny bit").

Old UK coins - one penny, half penny (or ha' - pronounced "hey" - penny) and three pence (or "thruppenny bit").

pre-decimal coinage - Google Image Result for http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/money/images/coins.jpg

pre-decimal coinage - Google Image Result for http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/money/images/coins.jpg

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.

Florin - Old British Coin Denominations | The Royal Mint Museum. Elizabeth II, 1953

Florin - Old British Coin Denominations | The Royal Mint Museum. Elizabeth II, 1953

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.

I remember when it was full of coins and you put one in to make a call loads would fall out the bottom, you could also reverse the charges as well

I remember when it was full of coins and you put one in to make a call loads would fall out the bottom, you could also reverse the charges as well

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

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

Cadbury Vending Machines. Fruit & Nut. Whole Nut. Photo by Sam Tait / GoldScotland71

Cadbury Vending Machines. Fruit & Nut. Whole Nut. Photo by Sam Tait / GoldScotland71

The old sterling currency - pounds, shillings and pence. With examples and explanations.

The old sterling currency - pounds, shillings and pence. With examples and explanations.

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…

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