Old money (2023)

The pre-decimal system of pounds, shilling and pence, with 240 pennies in the pound, had been around for centuries before the UK moved over to the decimal system with just 100 pennies in a pound just fifty years ago.

The decimal system is certainly simpler than old money, but do you know just how much easier it is now? Look at the graphic below to see how the pre-decimal currency worked. Do you think you’d find these coins difficult to use today?

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