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Question about Abbreviation - British Currency

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Re: Question about Abbreviation - British Currency

Posted: 24 Sep 2012 11:51AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 24 Sep 2012 11:52AM GMT
in old money

G = Guinea = £1 + 1s (£1 + 1 shilling)
£
s = shillings (20 to the £1)
d = pence (12 to the shilling)
then
½d = half of one penny
¼d = a farthing - (4 to a penny)

there was also 5s = one crown
ditto 2s6d = ½ crown

re: the " - I dont know - its not a "ditto" is it?
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elizabeee 23 Sep 2012 2:04PM GMT 
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TeamOwen 24 Sep 2012 9:52PM GMT 
elizabeee 24 Sep 2012 10:28PM GMT 
BelleRinger 12 Oct 2012 10:56AM GMT 
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