The Pre-Decimal Money System

As I start digging deeper into “Nestor” and beyond in Ulysses, I thought it might be handy to have a quick reference for the pre-decimal British currency amounts found in the novel. I have concluded this is world’s most confusing system of currency (prove me wrong, Internet!), but this chart should take some of the pain away:

 

Ulysses James Joyce Pre-Decimal British currency pounds shillings pence

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