How Many Pence Make a Shilling?


The number of pence that make a shilling are twelve. Two farthings make a halfpenny. Three pence make a thruppence, 6 pence make a sixpence and 2 shillings make a florin.
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There were 12 Pence to the Shilling and 20 Shillings to the Pound.
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