British Coins Quiz

British Coins Quiz Questions

1937 George VI British penny

1937 George VI British penny (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. How many shillings was one guinea?
a) 24
b) 21
c) 14
d) 16

2. How many shillings was one pound?
a) 18
b) 22
c) 15
d) 20

1981 commemorative twenty-five pence coin, cel...

1981 commemorative twenty-five pence coin, celebrating the marriage of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

3. How many crowns was one pound?
a) Five
b) Six
c) Four
d) Seven

4. How many shillings was one crown?
a) Five
b) Three
c) Nine
d) Eight

George V of the United Kingdom: a 1933 Scottis...

George V of the United Kingdom: a 1933 Scottish Shilling (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5. How many shillings was one florin?
a) Six
b) Twelve
c) Eleven
d) Two

6. How many groats was one shilling?
a) Ten
b) Three
c) Seven
d) Five

Owing to the reach of the British Empire, the ...

Owing to the reach of the British Empire, the shilling was once used on every inhabited continent. This two-shilling piece was minted for British West Africa. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

7. How many pence was one groat?
a) Four
b) Two
c) Six
d) Nine

8. How many farthings was one penny?
a) Three
b) Four
c) Eight
d) Seven

9. What were the words used to denote pound, shilling, penny?
a) Gold, silver, copper
b) Citius, altius, fortius
c) Libra, solidus, denarius
d) Peso, reale, centavo

1956 Elizabeth II UK shilling showing obverse ...

1956 Elizabeth II UK shilling showing obverse and English and Scottish reverses (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

10. When did UK change to decimal system of currency?
a) 15 February 1971
b) 10 July 1967
c) 9 April 1975
d) 4 December 2002

British Coins Quiz Questions with Answers

1. How many shillings was one guinea?
b) 21

2. How many shillings was one pound?
d) 20

Comparison between Elizabeth II’s and Victoria’s pennies. The dark toning of the Victoria penny is normal for older circulated coins (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

3. How many crowns was one pound?
c) Four

4. How many shillings was one crown?
a) Five

5. How many shillings was one florin?
d) Two

6. How many groats was one shilling?
b) Three

7. How many pence was one groat?
a) Four

Deutsch: 1 Penny 1927 Großbritannien King George V

1 Penny 1927 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8. How many farthings was one penny?
b) Four

9. What were the words used to denote pound, shilling, penny?
c) Libra, solidus, denarius

10. When did UK change to decimal system of currency?
a) 15 February 1971

 

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Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:31:50.

Updated: November 21, 2018 — 9:28 pm

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