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Pound sterling (pre-decimal) (Guernsey usage only)


Name: Pound sterling (pre-decimal)
Defn: 240d=240p=20sh=20s=1lb
Symbol: £
Code:
Desc: The British pound
First year: 1840
Units of money:
penny (pl: pence) d, p 1
shilling sh, s 12
pound lb 240

Users of this currency: Antigua (103 stamps, 1862-1949), New South Wales (197 stamps, 0-1907), Queensland (157 stamps, 1860-1909), South Australia (147 stamps, 1855-1912), Tasmania (114 stamps, 0-1912), Victoria (216 stamps, 1850-1912), Western Australia (97 stamps, 1854-1912), Barbuda (11 stamps, 1922), British Antarctic Territory (24 stamps, 1963-1969), British Honduras (17 stamps, 1866-1887), British Columbia & Vancouver Island (2 stamps, 1860), British Columbia (2 stamps, 1865), Cayman Islands (230 stamps, 1900-1969), Ceylon (64 stamps, 1857-1868), Cyprus (9 stamps, 1880-1881), Dominica (115 stamps, 1874-1948), Gilbert & Ellice Islands (111 stamps, 1911-1966), Great Britain (853 stamps, 1840-1971), Northern Ireland (12 stamps, 1958-1969), Scotland (13 stamps, 1958-1970), Wales (12 stamps, 1958-1969), British forces in Africa (20 stamps, 1942-1947), British forces in Somalia (9 stamps, 1943-1946), British offices in Morocco, British currency (80 stamps, 1907-1956), British offices in Tangier (111 stamps, 1927-1957), British offices in the Turkish Empire (23 stamps, 1905-1921), Guernsey (47 stamps, 1958-1970), Jersey (39 stamps, 1958-1970), German occupation of Jersey (8 stamps, 1941-1943), Isle of Man (7 stamps, 1958-1969), Grenada (142 stamps, 1861-1948), Ionian Islands (3 stamps, 1859), Lagos (60 stamps, 1874-1905), Leeward Islands (115 stamps, 1890-1949), British consulate in Madagascar (59 stamps, 1884-1886), Mauritius (45 stamps, 1847-1876), Montserrat (125 stamps, 0-1949), Natal (127 stamps, 1857-1908), Nauru (58 stamps, 1916-1965), Nevis (33 stamps, 1861-1890), New Britain (53 stamps, 1914-1915), New Hebrides (Br) (51 stamps, 1908-1925), Niger Coast Protectorate (62 stamps, 1892-1898), Northern Nigeria (51 stamps, 1900-1912), St. Christopher (23 stamps, 1870-1890), St. KittsNevis (98 stamps, 1903-1950), St. Lucia (129 stamps, 1860-1948), St. Vincent (157 stamps, 1861-1948), Sierra Leone (273 stamps, 1859-1964), Southern Nigeria (57 stamps, 1901-1912), South Georgia (16 stamps, 1963-1969), Tobago (31 stamps, 1879-1896), Trinidad (116 stamps, 1851-1910), Trinidad & Tobago (54 stamps, 1913-1928), Tristan da Cunha (131 stamps, 1952-1970), Turks Islands (46 stamps, 1867-1895), Turks & Caicos Islands (180 stamps, 1900-1968), Virgin Islands (94 stamps, 1866-1949), Zululand (26 stamps, 1888-1896) Show with all usages

Denominations used by Guernsey in this currency:
Denom Usages Selected stamps
1/2d 1   10/1/1969 issue=Bailiwick d=Edward the Confessor & Castle Cornet
1p 3   10/1/1969 issue=Bailiwick d=William I (England) & map of Guernsey ... 2/4/1970 d=redrawn
1 1/2p 1   10/1/1969 issue=Bailiwick d=Martello Tower & Henry II
2p 2   10/1/1969 issue=Bailiwick d=Arms of Sark King John, 10/1/1969 yelgrn&blk issue=1969 postage due d=numeral on Castle Cornet & St Peter Port
2 1/2d 1   1958 issue=1958 d=Queen Elizabeth II & Guernsey Lily
3d 3   1958 dlvio issue=1958 d=Queen Elizabeth II & Guernsey Lily ... 10/1/1969 red&blk issue=1969 postage due d=numeral on Castle Cornet & St Peter Port
4d 10   1958 ultra issue=1958 d=Queen Elizabeth II & Guernsey Lily ... 11/11/1970 issue=Christmas 1970 dt=churches (1970 Guernsey) d=St Annes Church Alderney
5d 7   1968 dkbl issue=1968 d=Queen Elizabeth II & Guernsey Lily ... 11/11/1970 issue=Christmas 1970 dt=churches (1970 Guernsey) d=St Peters Church Guernsey
6p 2   10/1/1969 issue=Bailiwick d=King Charles II & Arms of Alderney, 10/1/1969 grnbl&blk issue=1969 postage due d=numeral on Castle Cornet & St Peter Port
9p 3   10/1/1969 issue=Bailiwick d=George III & Arms of Sark ... 11/11/1970 issue=Christmas 1970 dt=churches (1970 Guernsey) d=St Perters Church Sark
1sh 2   10/1/1969 issue=Bailiwick d=Arms of Guernsey Queen Victoria, 10/1/1969 redbrn&blk issue=1969 postage due d=numeral on Castle Cornet & St Peter Port
1sh6p 5   10/1/1969 issue=Bailiwick d=Map & William I ... 11/11/1970 issue=Christmas 1970 dt=churches (1970 Guernsey) d=St Tugual Chapel Herm
1sh9p 2   10/1/1969 issue=Bailiwick d=Guernsey Lily Elizabeth I, 12/1/1969 issue=Sir Isaac Brock d=Isaac Brock as Ensign
2sh6p 2   10/1/1969 issue=Bailiwick d=King John & Martello Tower & Queen Elizabeth II, 12/1/1969 issue=Sir Isaac Brock d=Arms Flags
5sh 1   10/1/1969 issue=Bailiwick d=View of Sark
10sh 1   10/1/1969 issue=Bailiwick d=View of Alderney
1lb 1   10/1/1969 issue=Bailiwick d=St Peter Port (1969)

Used by 47 stamps of Guernsey: See all uses as list
1958 2 1/2d issue=1958 d=Queen Elizabeth II & Guernsey Lily
1958 3d dlvio issue=1958 d=Queen Elizabeth II & Guernsey Lily
1958 4d ultra issue=1958 d=Queen Elizabeth II & Guernsey Lily
1968 4d olbrn issue=1968 d=Queen Elizabeth II & Guernsey Lily
1968 4d ultra issue=1968 d=Queen Elizabeth II & Guernsey Lily
1968 5d dkbl issue=1968 d=Queen Elizabeth II & Guernsey Lily
1969 4d red issue=1968 d=Queen Elizabeth II & Guernsey Lily
10/1/1969 1/2d issue=Bailiwick d=Edward the Confessor & Castle Cornet
10/1/1969 1p issue=Bailiwick d=William I (England) & map of Guernsey
10/1/1969 1 1/2p issue=Bailiwick d=Martello Tower & Henry II
10/1/1969 2p issue=Bailiwick d=Arms of Sark King John
10/1/1969 3d issue=Bailiwick d=Arms of Alderney Edward III
10/1/1969 4d issue=Bailiwick d=Guernsey Lily Henry V
10/1/1969 5d issue=Bailiwick d=Queen Elizabeth I & Arms of Guernsey & Queen Elizabeth II
10/1/1969 6p issue=Bailiwick d=King Charles II & Arms of Alderney
10/1/1969 9p issue=Bailiwick d=George III & Arms of Sark
10/1/1969 1sh issue=Bailiwick d=Arms of Guernsey Queen Victoria
10/1/1969 1sh6p issue=Bailiwick d=Map & William I
10/1/1969 1sh9p issue=Bailiwick d=Guernsey Lily Elizabeth I
10/1/1969 2sh6p issue=Bailiwick d=King John & Martello Tower & Queen Elizabeth II
10/1/1969 5sh issue=Bailiwick d=View of Sark
10/1/1969 10sh issue=Bailiwick d=View of Alderney
10/1/1969 1lb issue=Bailiwick d=St Peter Port (1969)
postage due 10/1/1969 1p mag&blk issue=1969 postage due d=numeral on Castle Cornet & St Peter Port
postage due 10/1/1969 2p yelgrn&blk issue=1969 postage due d=numeral on Castle Cornet & St Peter Port
10/1/1969 1lb issue=Bailiwick d=St Peter Port (1969)
postage due 10/1/1969 1p mag&blk issue=1969 postage due d=numeral on Castle Cornet & St Peter Port
postage due 10/1/1969 2p yelgrn&blk issue=1969 postage due d=numeral on Castle Cornet & St Peter Port
postage due 10/1/1969 3d red&blk issue=1969 postage due d=numeral on Castle Cornet & St Peter Port
postage due 10/1/1969 4d ultra&blk issue=1969 postage due d=numeral on Castle Cornet & St Peter Port
postage due 10/1/1969 5d yelbis&blk issue=1969 postage due d=numeral on Castle Cornet & St Peter Port
postage due 10/1/1969 6p grnbl&blk issue=1969 postage due d=numeral on Castle Cornet & St Peter Port
postage due 10/1/1969 1sh redbrn&blk issue=1969 postage due d=numeral on Castle Cornet & St Peter Port
12/1/1969 4d issue=Sir Isaac Brock d=Isaac Brock as Colonel
12/1/1969 5d issue=Sir Isaac Brock d=Sir Isaac Brock as Major General
12/1/1969 1sh9p issue=Sir Isaac Brock d=Isaac Brock as Ensign
12/1/1969 2sh6p issue=Sir Isaac Brock d=Arms Flags
2/4/1970 1p d=redrawn
2/4/1970 1sh6p d=redrawn b
5/9/1970 4d issue=liberation 25th d=H M S L103 at St Peter Port Harbour
5/9/1970 5d issue=liberation 25th d=H M S Bullldog H M S Beagle at St Peter Port
5/9/1970 1sh6p issue=liberation 25th d=Brigadier Snow Reading the Proclamation
8/12/1970 4d dt=products d=tomatoes (1970)
8/12/1970 5d dt=products d=Guernsey Cow
8/12/1970 9p dt=products d=Guernsey bull
8/12/1970 1sh6p dt=products d=Freesias
11/11/1970 4d issue=Christmas 1970 dt=churches (1970 Guernsey) d=St Annes Church Alderney
11/11/1970 5d issue=Christmas 1970 dt=churches (1970 Guernsey) d=St Peters Church Guernsey
11/11/1970 9p issue=Christmas 1970 dt=churches (1970 Guernsey) d=St Perters Church Sark
11/11/1970 1sh6p issue=Christmas 1970 dt=churches (1970 Guernsey) d=St Tugual Chapel Herm

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