Pre - decimal British coins: The old Penny, and the Sixpence (aka - the 'Tanner'). These are two examples of what our generation (and older) of British people have come to call 'REAL money'. This was the old 'Imperial' coinage that we used before decimalisation in 1971. As well as these we had other coins coins with great names, like the Farthing (a quarter penny); Ha’penny (half penny); Thrip’ny (three penny); Bob (shilling: twelve pennies); Florin (two shillings)

Pre - decimal British coins: The old Penny, and the Sixpence (aka - the 'Tanner'). These are two examples of what our generation (and older) of British people have come to call 'REAL money'. This was the old 'Imperial' coinage that we used before decimalisation in 1971. As well as these we had other coins coins with great names, like the Farthing (a quarter penny); Ha’penny (half penny); Thrip’ny (three penny); Bob (shilling: twelve pennies); Florin (two shillings)

pre-decimal UK farthing coin - minted in the year of the coronation of HM Elizabeth II - These were used up to 31st December 1960 after which they ceased to be legal tender.

pre-decimal UK farthing coin - minted in the year of the coronation of HM Elizabeth II - These were used up to 31st December 1960 after which they ceased to be legal tender.

1928 Australian Sixpence - Australia's currency was based on the British system of Pounds, Shillings & Pence until 14th Feb 1963 when the change to decimal currency and Dollars & Cents were introduced.

1928 Australian Sixpence - Australia's currency was based on the British system of Pounds, Shillings & Pence until 14th Feb 1963 when the change to decimal currency and Dollars & Cents were introduced.

Australia Currency, I made sure to bring home at least one of each of their coins....but turns out I brought home 2 extra dollar and 1 extra two dollar coins. $6.85...darn I could have bought just another little something with that!

Australia Currency, I made sure to bring home at least one of each of their coins....but turns out I brought home 2 extra dollar and 1 extra two dollar coins. $6.85...darn I could have bought just another little something with that!

Old 'two bob' coin. Australia changed to decimal currency on 14 February 1966. me mate bob.

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Old 'two bob' coin. Australia changed to decimal currency on 14 February 1966. me mate bob.

Old Australian Currency. No longer being used. Paper notes were phased out to make way for more durable currency. The $1 note is now in coin form.

Old Australian Currency. No longer being used. Paper notes were phased out to make way for more durable currency. The $1 note is now in coin form.

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