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decimal currency

a system of currency in which the monetary units are parts or powers of ten
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The New Zealand committee reported back in 1963 and the Decimal Currency Act was passed in 1964, with implementation in July 1967.
Commended for achievements in Canberra and around Australia, the Canberra Region Tourism Awards recognised the Mints 50th anniversary of decimal currency celebrations with The Changeover Tour taking the minting experience to each state and territory.
Isuspect,however,thatanyjudge of effectiveness would also want to take into account the fact that the success of this new national brand owed something to the Decimal Currency Act of May 1969.
5 centesimo coins in Panama, although it is not clear from published information the extent to which these and other examples are in circulation as money [Report of the Committee of Enquiry on Decimal Currency, 1963, Appendix 3].
But the 56-year-old's scam started to unravel after he forged receipts for the artwork from the 1960s but recorded the transaction in decimal currency rather than pounds, shillings and pence.
But the 56-year-old's scam started to unravel after he forged receipts for the artwork from the 1960s, but recorded the transaction in decimal currency rather than pounds shillings and pence.
Australia Post marks the 50th anniversary of decimal currency in Australia with a new stamp.
The first traders to bear the brunt of the changeover to decimal currency were newsagents, who deal with the first wave of shop and factory workers.
France and the US had used decimal currency since the 18th century, while Commonwealth countries such as Australia, New Zealand and South Africa had also gone decimal.
Robin states at length how decimal currency came into being and was accepted.
What is the decimal currency equivalent of the guinea?