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Volkolak wrote:interesting))) what more: Shilling or Pound? =) how much cost 1 loaf of bread and
1 kg of sugar ? =)
“Two farthings = one ha’penny
Two ha’pennies = one penny
Three pennies = a thrupenny bit
Two thrupences = A Sixpence
Two Sixpences = One Shilling, or Bob
Two Bob = A Florin
One Florin and One Sixpence = Half a Crown
Four Half Crowns = Ten Bob Note
Two Ten Bob Notes = One Pound (240 pennies)
One Pound and One Shilling = One Guinea
The British resisted decimalized currency for a long time because they thought it was too complicated.”
Tonyblack wrote:Shillings are now obsolete. There used to be (before the Decimal system) 12 pennies to a shilling and 20 shillings to a pound. 10 shillings used to be worth a lot before Decimalisation. Now it is worth about 50 pence.
The newer system that we got in the 70s has 100 pennies (or pence) to a pound. A loaf of bread (at least the kind I get) costs around one pound 30 pence. I have no idea what sugar costs as I never buy any.
Tonyblack wrote: A loaf of bread (at least the kind I get) costs around one pound 30 pence.
The Mad Collector wrote:Tonyblack wrote: A loaf of bread (at least the kind I get) costs around one pound 30 pence.
Where do you get bread from Tony A decent loaf of bread will cost me between £1.40 and £1.85
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