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Question about Abbreviation - British Currency

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Re: Question about Abbreviation - British Currency

Posted: 1348509068000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1348509151000
in old money

G = Guinea = £1 + 1s (£1 + 1 shilling)
£
s = shillings (20 to the £1)
d = pence (12 to the shilling)
then
½d = half of one penny
¼d = a farthing - (4 to a penny)

there was also 5s = one crown
ditto 2s6d = ½ crown

re: the " - I dont know - its not a "ditto" is it?
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