Asked in Currency Conversions
If you had 5 shillings in 1820 how much would that be in dollars today?
5 Shillings GBP in 1820 had the purchasing power of about £15.04 GBP today.
5 Shillings GBP in 1820 had the purchasing power of about $24.78 USD today.
Estimating the modern value of money is a prior era is a very imprecise process and very different answers can be obtained, depending on the methods used to make the estimate.
According to the Measuring Worth Calculator (see related links), 5 shillings in 1820 was worth about 16.83 2008 GBP if you use a retail price index to make the estimate. However, if you compare using average earnings, 5 shillings in 1820 would be worth about 189.94 GPB in 2008 currency.
Asked in World Currencies, British Coins
What is the difference between Shillings Pounds and Guineas?
The gold Guinea coin predates the Pound in the British currency. The last Guinea coins were issued in 1813. The first Pound or Sovereign coins were issued in 1820. There were 21 Shillings in a Guinea and 20 Shillings in a Pound (or Sovereign). ...
Asked in Math and Arithmetic
How old would you be if you were born in 1820?
To find out how old you are to this day (05/10/12), simply take the current date (2012) and subtract the original date (1820) from the original date. For this example, the answer comes out to be 192. Of course, if you were born in 1820, you would not be alive today. ...
Asked in Coins and Paper Money, US Coins
What is the value of a 1820 lady liberty silver dollar?
Sorry no US Lady Liberty dollars dated 1820
Asked in US Constitution
How did the us expand between 1783-1820?
between 1783 and 1820, the united states finally conquered rome. after killing Julia ceasar, and burning all the coleseums to the ground, they renamed it New York, which is today the nations capital. at the end of the time period, in 1820, they predicted the rise of a jagger beato, and skye reash, who would one day, "tap dem hoes." ...
When was the trumpet as you know it today invented?
The modern trumpet was invented around 1814-1820.
Asked in History of South America
What was the third Latin American country to gain independence?
That would be Colombia in 1820.
What were the immigration rates from 1820-1920 from Germany to America?
from 1820-1920 = 5,500,000 from 1820 - 1978 = 6,978,000