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Pound sterling (pre-decimal) (South Australia 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, 3000-1907), Queensland (157 stamps, 1860-1909), South Australia (209 stamps, 1855-1912), Tasmania (114 stamps, 3000-1912), Victoria (238 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 (877 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), German occupation of Guernsey (5 stamps, 1941-1942), Jersey (39 stamps, 1958-1970), German occupation of Jersey (8 stamps, 1941-1943), Isle of Man (7 stamps, 1958-1969), Grenada (156 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, 1876-1949), Natal (128 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 (137 stamps, 1860-1948), St. Vincent (160 stamps, 1861-1948), Sierra Leone (305 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 South Australia in this currency:
Denom Usages Selected stamps
1/2d 12   1882 grn d=Queen Victoria (1876 South Australia) oc=blk on=1876-1p-grn ... 1906 grn issue=1906 d=Adelaide Post Office
1p 24   1855 dkgrn issue=1855 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) ... 1906 car issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1876 South Australia)
2p 25   1855 dlcar issue=1855 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) ... 1906 vio issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1868 South Australia)
2 1/2d 6   1891 grn oc=blk on=4d-grn-unissued ... 1911 dkbl issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria & kangaroo & palm
= 2 1/2P 5   1891 ltgrn issue=1891 official d=++on=4p ... 1905 dkbl issue=1904a
3d 7   1867 bl issue=1867b oc=blk on=4d-bl-unissued ... 1906 olgrn issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1904)
= 3p 1   1877 bl d=++on=4p
4d 9   1867 dlvio issue=1860 d=Queen Victoria (1867 South Australia) ... 1906 redorg issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1904)
= 4p 9   1871 vio issue=1871 ... 1899 vio issue=1900 official
5d 8   1891 redbrn oc=blk on=6p-redbrn-unissued ... 1908 dlvio issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria & arms of South Australia
6p 24   1855 dpbl issue=1855 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) ... 1907 blgrn issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1904)
8d 5   1876 bisbrn issue=1876 oc=blk on=9p-bisbrn-unissued ... 1909 ultra issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1904)
= 8p 1   1876 redbrn issue=1876 official d=++on=9p
9p 12   1867 redlil issue=1867b d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) ... 1906 cl issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1904) yel d=Queen Victoria oval unissued
10d 8   1866 redorg d=Queen Victoria oval ovpt=TEN PENCE(arc) oc=bl on=9p-redorg-Queen Victoria oval-unissued ... 1907 yel issue=1904 d=Queen Victoria (1904)
1sh 19   1856 vio issue=1855 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) ... 1906 brn issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1904)
2sh 8   1867 car issue=1860 d=Queen Victoria (1867 South Australia) ... 1901
2sh6p 5   1886 issue=1886 d=Queen Victoria (1886 South Australia) ... 1909 pur issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1904)
5sh 5   1886 issue=1886 d=Queen Victoria (1886 South Australia) ... 1912 red issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1904)
10sh 3   1886 issue=1886 d=Queen Victoria (1886 South Australia) ... 1904 grn issue=1904 d=Queen Victoria (1904)
15sh 1   1886 issue=1886 d=Queen Victoria (1886 South Australia)
1lb 3   1886 issue=1886 d=Queen Victoria (1886 South Australia) ... 1904 issue=1904 d=Queen Victoria (1904)
2lb 1   1886 redbrn issue=1886 d=Queen Victoria (1886 South Australia)
50sh 1   1886 issue=1886 d=Queen Victoria (1886 South Australia)
3lb 1   1886 ol issue=1886 d=Queen Victoria (1886 South Australia)
4lb 1   1886 yel issue=1886 d=Queen Victoria (1886 South Australia)
5lb 2   1886 gray issue=1886 d=Queen Victoria (1886 South Australia), 1896 brn issue=1886 d=Queen Victoria (1886 South Australia)
10lb 1   1886 issue=1886 d=Queen Victoria (1886 South Australia)
15lb 1   1886 issue=1886 d=Queen Victoria (1886 South Australia)
20lb 1   1886 issue=1886 d=Queen Victoria (1886 South Australia)

Used by 209 stamps of South Australia: (See all uses as list)
1855 1p dkgrn issue=1855 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star imperf
1855 2p dlcar issue=1855 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star imperf
1855 6p dpbl issue=1855 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star imperf
1856 1sh vio issue=1855 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star imperf
1856 2p brnred issue=1856 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star imperf
1857 2p palered issue=1856 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star imperf
1857 6p slbl issue=1856 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star imperf
1857 1sh org issue=1856 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star imperf
1858 1p yelgrn issue=1856 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star imperf
1858 1p yelgrn d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star perf=roul
1858 2p palered d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star perf=roul
1858 6p slbl d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star perf=roul
1858 1sh org d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star perf=roul
1860 1p brtgrn issue=1860 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star perf=roul
1860 1p sagegrn issue=1860 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star perf=roul
1860 6p dlbl issue=1860 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star perf=roul
1860 1sh redbrn issue=1860 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star perf=roul
1862 2p redorg issue=1860 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star perf=roul
1862 1sh brn issue=1860 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star perf=roul
1863 6p grnbl issue=1860 d=Queen Victoria (1855 South Australia) wmk=large star perf=roul
1866 10d redorg d=Queen Victoria oval ovpt=TEN PENCE(arc) oc=bl on=9p-redorg-Queen Victoria oval-unissued
1866 10d yel d=Queen Victoria oval ovpt=TEN PENCE(arc) oc=bl on=9p-yel-Queen Victoria oval-unissued
1866 10d yel d=Queen Victoria oval ovpt=TEN PENCE(arc) oc=blk on=9p-yel-Queen Victoria oval-unissued
1867 4d dlvio issue=1860 d=Queen Victoria (1867 South Australia) wmk=large star perf=roul
1867 2sh car issue=1860 d=Queen Victoria (1867 South Australia) wmk=large star perf=roul
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1904 1lb issue=1904 d=Queen Victoria (1904) wmk=crown & SA close
1905 8d ultra issue=1904 d=Queen Victoria (1904) wmk=crown & SA close
1905 2sh6p issue=1904 d=Queen Victoria (1904) wmk=crown & SA close
1905 1/2d ltgrn issue=1904a d=Adelaide Post Office wmk=crown & SA close perf=12x11.5
1905 1p red issue=1904a wmk=crown & SA close perf=12x11.5
1905 1p scar issue=1904a wmk=crown & SA close perf=12x11.5
1905 2p ltvio issue=1904a wmk=crown & SA close perf=12x11.5
1905 2 1/2P dkbl issue=1904a wmk=crown & SA close perf=12x11.5
1905 5d dkpur issue=1904a d=Queen Victoria & arms of South Australia wmk=crown & SA close perf=12x11.5
1906 1/2d grn issue=1906 d=Adelaide Post Office wmk=crown & single-lined A (WA)
1906 1p car issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1876 South Australia) wmk=crown & single-lined A (WA)
1906 2p vio issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1868 South Australia) wmk=crown & single-lined A (WA)
1906 3d olgrn issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1904) wmk=crown & single-lined A (WA)
1906 4d redorg issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1904) wmk=crown & single-lined A (WA)
1906 9p cl issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1904) wmk=crown & single-lined A (WA)
1906 1sh brn issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1904) wmk=crown & single-lined A (WA)
1907 10d yel issue=1904 d=Queen Victoria (1904) wmk=crown & SA close
1907 6p blgrn issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1904) wmk=crown & single-lined A (WA)
1908 5d dlvio issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria & arms of South Australia wmk=crown & single-lined A (WA)
1909 8d ultra issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1904) wmk=crown & single-lined A (WA)
1909 2sh6p pur issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1904) wmk=crown & single-lined A (WA)
1911 2 1/2d dkbl issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria & kangaroo & palm wmk=crown & single-lined A (WA)
1912 5sh red issue=1906 d=Queen Victoria (1904) wmk=crown & single-lined A (WA)
9p yel d=Queen Victoria oval unissued
9p redorg d=Queen Victoria oval unissued

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