Decimal Coins of the UK
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|The change to decimal coinage: Decimalisation Day. D-Day was February 15th 1971. On that day the United Kingdom changed from the centuries old tradition of using 12 pence to the shilling and 20 shillings to the pound to a new decimal 100 new pence to the pound. A history of the options considered, the timetable, and later developments.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Math Topics:||Fractions/Decimals/Percents, Terms/Units of Measure, History and Biography|
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