Knowing that there were 12 pennies to the shilling , and 20 shillings to the pound, was second nature.
I browsed and noted the Tanzanian shilling prices being demanded for learned academic tomes on Law, History, Commerce and Science, all of them published in Britain.
There were twelve pence to a shilling and twenty shillings to a pound.
For example in old British measures there were twelve inches in a foot, twelve pennies in a shilling etc.
I'll take anything, even old pennies from the pound shilling and pence era.
At the close of trade on Friday, the Ugandan shilling traded at nearly 2,000 to the U.S. dollar.
As the Kenya shilling fights its way up against the dollar, shareholders are capitalizing on the stock market before, inevitably, the prices start coming down.
The basic monetary unit is the Somali shilling, with one hundred cents equal to one shilling .
Behind, on a shelf, stands a magisterial cash-register, which looks as if it has been ringing up the pounds, shillings and pence since the dawn of time.
It will be little different from when we scrapped pounds, shillings and pence and switched to the decimal system.