Q: How many shillings were in a pence?

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Britain used Pounds, Shillings and Pence as their currency for many years. There were 12 Pence to the Shilling and 20 Shillings to the Pound. Many British Colonies and countries of the British Empire/Commonwealth also used Pounds, Shillings and Pence.

12 pence =1 shilling 240 pence = 1 pound 20 shillings = 1 pound

1971

Two shillings and six pence.

Pounds, Shillings and Pence. Pre-decimal.

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Britain used Pounds, Shillings and Pence as their currency for many years. There were 12 Pence to the Shilling and 20 Shillings to the Pound. Many British Colonies and countries of the British Empire/Commonwealth also used Pounds, Shillings and Pence.

On "Decimal Day" in 1971, Ten Shillings converted to 50 New Pence. Ten Shillings was equal to 120 old Pence.

Nine Pence.

The Sovereign face value = 1 Pound or 20 Shillings - now 1 Pound The Half-Sovereign face value = 10 Shillings - now 50 Pence The old Crown of Five Shillings = 25 Pence The Halfcrown = 12.5 Pence The Florin of Two Shillings = 10 Pence The Shilling = 5 Pence The Sixpence = 2.5 Pence The Threepence = 1.25 Pence The old Penny = 0.416 Pence The old Halfpenny = 0.208 Pence The Farthing = 0.104 Pence

110, a shilling converted to 5 pence.

12 pence =1 shilling 240 pence = 1 pound 20 shillings = 1 pound

360 "old" pence was equivalent to £1/10/-, or One Pound, Ten Shillings. At decimalisation, One Pound became 100 "New" Pence and Ten Shillings became 50 "New" Pence. 360 "old" Pence converted to 150 "New" Pence or £1.50 in decimal currency.

A Crown was equal to Five Shillings. A Sixpence was equal to half a Shilling. There were 10 Sixpences in a Crown.

In the old £/s/d system, 1 Shilling = 12 Pence, therefore 6 Shillings = 72 pence. At decimalisation in 1971, 1 Shilling translated to 5 New Pence, therefore 6 Shillings became 30 New Pence.

In British currency, the value of a shilling in 1830 was equivalent to 12 pence. Therefore, a pension of 30 shillings would be calculated as follows: 30 shillings * 12 pence/shilling = 360 pence. So, a pension of 30 shillings in British currency from 1830 would be equivalent to 360 pence.

Half crowns, florins, pounds, shillings, and pence. A pound consisted of 20 shillings, and a shilling consisted of 12 pence. A half crown was 2 shillings and 6 pence. A florin was 2 shillings. They had "notes". These notes were to England as dollars were to the US.

You seem to have answered your own question. If you're trying to convert shillings and sixpence into modern pence, it becomes 17 pounds and 47.5 pence.