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Shilling Shil"ling, n. [OE. shilling, schilling, AS. scilling;
akin to D. schelling, OS. & OHG. scilling, G. schilling, Sw.
& Dan. skilling, Icel. skillingr, Goth. skilliggs, and perh.
to OHG. scellan to sound, G. schallen.]
1. A silver coin, and money of account, of Great Britain and
its dependencies, equal to twelve pence, or the twentieth
part of a pound, equivalent to about twenty-four cents of
the United States currency.
2. In the United States, a denomination of money, differing
in value in different States. It is not now legally
Note: Many of the States while colonies had issued bills of
credit which had depreciated in different degrees in
the different colonies. Thus, in New England currency
(used also in Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana,
Illinois, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida),
after the adoption of the decimal system, the pound in
paper money was worth only $3.333, and the shilling 16?
cts., or 6s. to $1; in New York currency (also in North
Carolina, Ohio, and Michigan), the pound was worth
$2.50, and the shilling 121/2 cts., or 8s. to $1; in
Pennsylvania currency (also in New Jersey, Delaware,
and Maryland), the pound was worth $2.70, and the
shilling 131/2 cts., or 7s. 6d. to $1; and in Georgia
currency (also in South Carolina), the pound was worth
$4.29?, and the shilling 21? cts., or 4s 8d. to $1. In
many parts of the country . . . the reckoning by
shillings and pence is not yet entirely abandoned.
Meaning of Shillings from wikipedia
- 1971. In the traditional
were 20 shillings
and 12 pence
, and thus there
were 240 pence...
- Twelve pence
made a shilling
, and twenty shillings
made a pound. Values
less than a pound
were usually written
and pence, e.g. forty-two...
- in mid-2011, from about
per US dollar
per US dollar
at late 2011 and to 105 shillings
2015. The Central...
- Somalia). 50 shilin/shillings notes
in 1983, followed
by 500 shilin/shillings
in 1989 and 1000 shilin/shillings
in 1990. Also in 1990...
- Somaliland shilling
on 18 October
1994 at a rate of one new Somaliland shilling
to 100 Somali shillings
. The Somali shilling ceased
as a "tanner" or half a shilling
. 2/– (two shillings
, or one florin, colloquially
"two-bob bit") 2/6 (two shillings
and six pence, usually
- 10, 20 and 100 shillings
. In 1973, fifty-shilling notes
were introduced, followed
by 500 and 1,000 shillings
in 1983 and 5,000 shillings
in 1985. In 1987...
(s), and pence
(d, for denarius). In that notation, amounts under
only in shillings
and pence: sixpence...
- Community plans
to introduce. The shilling
into 100 cents, and a pound
to twenty shillings
. In the United
Kingdom, the pound...
into 20 shillings
, each of 12 pence, with the dollar
(initially the Spanish
at a value
of 5 shillings