Preparedness Notes for Saturday — April 23, 2022

On April 23, 1968, decimal coins (divisible by 10) were introduced in England. The 5 Pence coin replaced the former 1 Shilling (which was 12 Old Pence.) And the new 10 Pence coin replaced the 2 Shillings Florin (which equated to 24 Old Pence). The old non-decimal coins were removed from circulation by 1971.

Today, a feature article by SurvivalBlog’s Senior Editor, James Wesley, Rawles (“JWR”)

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