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Started by Elak, November 15, 2021, 02:07:34 AM
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Quote from: Figleaf on November 15, 2021, 01:19:21 PMOutliers are non-decimal series, where each unit has its own system, e.g the modern British pre-decimal series of 1-2½-5 for the pennies, 1-2½-5 for shillings (the florin not fitting in and being created in an attempt to decimalise UK coinage) and (AFAIK) 1-5 for pounds.
Quote from: FosseWay on November 16, 2021, 07:50:16 AM1-3-6 for the pennies, surely?
Quote from: FosseWay on November 16, 2021, 07:50:16 AMOne weird one that persisted well into the 20th century was 1-3-4½ for the lowest denomination bracket. Anyone know which it is?