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the basic unit of money in Uganda

the basic unit of money in Tanzania

the basic unit of money in Somalia

the basic unit of money in Kenya

a former monetary unit in Great Britain

an English coin worth one twentieth of a pound

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According to Moffs, our boys were just about to get up en masse and chase the English shilling or the French Euro and so our domestic scene would be crushed.
An "independent Scotland" means an impoverished Scotland with the Scottish pound being worth only an English shilling.
Befittingly for their smallness farthings sported a wren; ha'pennies crossed the ocean waves with the Golden Hind; pennies were patriotic with the figure of Britannia; thrupenny bits were castlelike '' in pocket is rich with a crowned and chained portcullis as well as a 12-sided design; sixpences were garlanded with a rose, thistle, shamrock and leek; English shillings featured three lions; florins flaunted a Tudor rose surrounded by thistles, shamrocks, and leeks; and half crowns were regal with a crowned shield.
Lady Grizell Baillie was certainly familiar with cut glass, as in 1697 she had paid the extraordinary sum of twelve Scottish pounds and thirteen shillings, equivalent to seven English shillings each, for '3 cut Venis glases'.
All of them farthings sported a wren; ha'pennies crossed the ocean waves with the Golden Hind; pennies were patriotic with the figure of Britannia; thrupenny bits were castle-like with a crown and chained portcullis as well as a 12-sided design; sixpences were garlanded with a rose, thistle, shamrock and leek; English shillings featured three lions; florins flaunted a Tudor rose surrounded by thistles, shamrocks, and leeks; and half crowns were regal with a crowned shield.