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Conversion table

.s.d. to decimal currency
This table converts units,
not value.
See our brief notes on this,
and other aspects of our
choice of units
Spoken as:   s.d. p.  
A penny      1.    0.42
'Tuppence'      2.    0.83
'Thruppence'      3.     1.75  
Sixpence      6.     2.5   
     9.    3.25 
A shilling (12d.)   1. 0.    5     
One and six   1. 6.     7.5   
A florin; two bob   2. 0.  10    
Half-a-crown   2. 6.  12.5 
  3. 0.  15    
  4. 0. 20   
Five bob   5. 0.  25    
Ten bob 10. 0.  50    
Ten and six 10. 6.  52.5  
15. 0.  75    
A pound; a quid 20. 0. 100    
A guinea 21. 0. 105