Pounds, shillings & pence

Pounds, shillings and pence

Pounds, shillings and pence

Learn more about Britain's pre-decimal pounds, shillings and pence currency.

What other countries used pounds, shillings and pence?

Penny 1967

Old money quiz

Test your knowledge of pounds, shillings and pence in our Old money quiz.

Shilling, 1947

Old money - FAQ

How many shillings in a pound and everything you have wanted to ask about pounds, shillings and pence.

Old money - FAQ
50 new pence, 1969

Decimalisation

In 1971 £sd were replaced by today's decimal system.

Decimalisation
King Offa, silver penny

Origins of pounds, shillings and pence

When did £sd begin?

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