Half Penny. I remember these being introduced and being all new and shiny! My Dad could never handle the fact that we were mixing fractions with decimals!

I remember these being introduced and being all new and shiny! Loose change to buy half penny chews, such as Fruit Salads & Black Jacks on the way to school.

Good old thrupenny bits

Pre-decimal coins - 'threp'penny pieces' I used to get 1 of these to spend at my local shop before school, hated 1971 when it went decimal - didn't seem to get as many sweets!

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…

old half penny

2 Fruit Salads or 2 Black Jacks. or 2 Flying Saucers for a half penny ('appney) and you'd ponder for ever trying to make up your mind how to spend your sixpence.

1stsovereign.co.uk 1887 £2 TWO POUNDS QUEEN VICTORIA GOLD SOVEREIGN COIN, Gold Sovereigns For Sale, Half Sovereigns For Sale, Gold Coins For Sale in London, Quality Gold Coins, 1stsovereign.co.uk

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farthing - always loved the bird as a child. These turned up sometimes in a handful of ha'pennies

Farthing coin with wren c. The farthing was used from the century through December

Half pennies

Half pennies - these came in after decimalisation in 1971 they were pretty worthless but helped in the early days of New Pence they were taken out of circulation in 1984

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