Half Penny coin - you could get a black jack or fruit salad chewy sweet for one of these.
Memories of Childhood.
30 Great Things About Growing Up In 1970s Britain (slideshow pictures with discussion)
More Childhood Memories (1960s/70s UK)
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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.
Old UK coins - one penny, half penny (or ha' - pronounced "hey" - penny) and three pence (or "thruppenny bit").
pre-decimal coinage - Google Image Result for http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/money/images/coins.jpg
Childhood Memories 1960's and 70's
Viking coin minted in Jorvik. 10th century. Note the triskle
A4 viking dress
This was our telephone in the early 1960's it was just across the road from where we lived, in a red telephone box
All those years ago...
Silver early penny, Series Z, c. 715-20; the bearded and moustached face contrasts with the clean-shaven appearance of the previous coin. CM.1614-2007, De Wit Collection.
Gold and silver coins of the world
Conversion rates from pounds, shillings and pence to decimal currency
Nineteen seventies & earlier