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In 1976, the Jamaican government declared Queen Nanny a National Heroine, and her likeness is featured on the $500 Jamaican bill.

In 1976, the Jamaican government declared Queen Nanny a National Heroine, and her likeness is featured on the $500 Jamaican bill.

Half Penny. I remember these

Cher is back on the charts with ‘Woman’s World’

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.

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.

Conversion rates from pounds, shillings and pence to decimal currency

Conversion rates from pounds, shillings and pence to decimal currency

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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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