Making Cents of Rare Coins #infographic #Money

Making Cents of Rare Coins #infographic

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 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.

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.

British Shilling. The Brits were still using "old money" when I lived in London in 1968/69. You needed a constant supply of shillings for the electricity and the gas, each of which had meters.

British Shilling. The Brits were still using "old money" when I lived in London in 1968/69. You needed a constant supply of shillings for the electricity and the gas, each of which had meters.

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…

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

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

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

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