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October 14, 1969

Fifty-pence 1969
Fifty-pence 1969
The United Kingdom introduces the British fifty-pence coin , which replaces, over the following years, the British ten-shilling note, in anticipation of the decimalization of the British currency in 1971, and the abolition of the shilling as a unit of currency anywhere in the world.
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