Re: Deane Kidd and the Metric System

 

Not forgetting the Guinea (£1 1s 0d == 1.05 in new money) ...

Dave

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From: TekScopes@... [mailto:TekScopes@...]
Sent: 13 December 2017 13:44
To: TekScopes@...
Subject: Re: [TekScopes] Deane Kidd and the Metric System

Don't forget the 2 and 6 pence, called a 1/2 Crown.
And the 5 bob called a Crown = 60 pence
Etc etc.

Jim
Ei2BB

On 13 December 2017 at 13:40, geoffrey thomas geoffreythomas@... [TekScopes] <TekScopes@...> wrote:



Well yes, but you have 100 pennies to the dollar, same as us to the
pound. But we have other coins
too.
<snip>

sixpence or half-bob - also called a "tanner"
two shilling or two bob - also called a "florin"
<snip>

Geoff.



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