Britain released first decimal coins

Britain released first decimal coins

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The first decimal coins were the five pence and ten pence, and had values of one shilling and two shillings, respectively. The decimal coins are minted in copper-plated steel, previously bronze, nickel-plated steel, cupronickel and nickel-brass.

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