Both Began To Situation Paper Cash

The penny was abbreviated to “d”, from denarius, the Roman equivalent of the penny; the shilling to “s” from solidus (later evolving into a simple /); and the pound to “L” (subsequently £) from Libra or Livre. Halfpennies and farthings value 1⁄2 and 1⁄4 penny respectively have been additionally minted, however small change was more […]