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Pound Sterling = 240 pennies or pence (d); 20 shillings (s)

Shilling Sterling = 12 pennies or pence (d)

Groat = 4 pennies or pence (d)



Farthling = quarter penny

Mark Sterling = 160 pennies or pence (d); 13s 4d

Half Mark Sterling = 80 pennies or pence (d); 6s 8d; one third of a pound. Known as the Noble or doubly florin

Mite = one twenty-fourth of a penny. Used for accounting purposes only and no coin of this denomination minted.