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Old Coins

Mary I & Philip Shilling, 1554 - was the first English coin to bear a double portrait.

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Old UK coins - one penny, half penny (or ha' - pronounced "hey" - penny) and three pence (or "thruppenny bit").

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from Toptenz.net

10 Valuable Coins That Might Be In Your Pocket

10 Valuable Coins That Might Be In Your Pocket - http://www.toptenz.net/10-valuable-coins-might-pocket.php

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British Shilling. The Brits were still using "old money" when I lived in London in 1968/69. You needed a constant supply of shillings for the electricity and the gas, each of which had meters.

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from the Guardian

Old coins: strike gold with pre-decimal silver

Threepenny bits. (80 to a £1) With one of these I could buy some Lincoln biscuits to have with my bottle of free milk at school.

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pre-decimal coinage - Google Image Result for http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/money/images/coins.jpg

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Pre 1971 Money. Money was divided into pounds (£) shillings (s. or /-) and pennies (d.). Thus, 4 pounds, eight shillings and fourpence would be written as £4/8/4d. or £4-8-4d.

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from The Huffington Post

PICS: 30 Great Things About Growing Up In 1970s Britain

30 Great Things About Growing Up In 1970s Britain (slideshow pictures with discussion)

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from ViralNova.com

You May Have Something Extremely Valuable Hiding In Your Change. Just Look.

Look in old piggybanks for coins that may be worth more than face (sorry) value!

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