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Author:  Glengarry Fencible [ Thu Nov 23, 2006 1:13 pm ]
Post subject:  Currency - For what it's worth...

1811-1816

Farthing = 1/4 penny
Half penny = 1/2 penny
Penny = basic monetary unit
Twopence = 2 pence
Threepence = 3 pence
Fourpence = 4 pence
Sixpence = 6 pence
Nine pence = 9 pence
Shilling = 12 pence = 1s
Eighteen pence = 18 pence = 1s 6d
Half crown = 30 pence = 2s 6d
Three shilling = 36 pence = 3s
Crown = 60 pence = 5s
Dollar = 60 pence = 5s
Third guinea = 84 pence = 7s
Half guinea = 126 pence = 10s 6d

Note: 1 Shilling from 1812 was worth about £2.24 or $4.90 CAD.

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