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Question about Abbreviation - British Currency

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Re: Question about Abbreviation - British Currency

Posted: 24 Sep 2012 3:52PM GMT
Classification: Query
I am guessing that the " stands for what we would today use as a point/forward slash to separate the £ amount from the shilling amount - ie £620.2 (six hundred and twenty pounds and two shillings) and £18.4 (eighteen pounds and four shillings. Until decimalisation in the 70s it would have also stated how many pennies too - £620.4.0
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