Decimal Day

Today marks forty years since the United Kingdom switched to a decimal currency system, a change from the pounds, shillings and pence that had been in use since Anglo-Saxon times. Here is a Public Information
Film from the National Archives to tell people about the new system:

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/films/1964to1979/filmpage_decimal.htm

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