# Convert amounts in shillings to pounds

One shilling was 12 old pence or 12d. In the UK's decimal system it is worth 5p.

## How do you convert shillings to pounds?

Multiply the amount in shillings by 0.05 to get an amount in pounds.

Eg 30 shillings = 0.05 x 30 = £1.50

Or use the **calculator** below:

Input a value in shillings to get a value in pounds.

Or use the **table** below:

- 1 shilling is 5p
- 2 shillings are 10p
- 3 shillings are 15p
- 5 shillings are 25p
- 10 shillings are 50p
- 20 shillings are £1
- 30 shillings are £1.50
- 40 shillings are £2
- 50 shillings are £2.50
- 100 shillings are £5
- 1,000 shillings are £50
- 10,000 shillings are £500
- 100,000 shillings are £5,000
- One million shillings are £50,000

## See also

Convert online:

For a more detailed explanation see How do I convert £sd to decimal?

By Steven Braggs, March 2021