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Conversion rates from pounds, shillings and pence to decimal currency

Conversion rates from pounds, shillings and pence to decimal currency. I was three when it changed.

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) & three pence (or "thruppenny bit") also sixpence tanner shilling bob 5 shillings crown and half crown

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

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. I got all excited until i saw the picture lol

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!

A Bit Of This and A Bit Of That: How to make Roman coins

Ebi-kun has had an interest in ancient Rome and gladiators recently so we decided to make some Roman coins. We used a basic salt dough and.

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