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Pound sterling (pre-decimal) (Tobago 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 (209 stamps, 1855-1912), Tasmania (114 stamps, 0-1912), 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), 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, 1876-1949), 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 (134 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 Tobago in this currency:
Denom Usages Selected stamps
1/2d 8   12/20/1880 brnvio d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) ... 1896 lil&rose ovpt=1/2d//POSTAGE oc=blk on=type=revenue-4d-lil&rose
1p 6   8/1/1879 rose d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) ... 1889 rose issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago)
2 1/2d 3   1883 ultra issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) ... 1886 gray d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1885-4d-gray
3d 1   8/1/1879 bl d=Queen Victoria (Tobago)
4d 3   12/20/1880 yelgrn d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) ... 1885 gray issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago)
6p 4   8/1/1879 org d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) ... 1886 brnorg issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago)
1sh 4   8/1/1879 grn d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) ... 1896 brnorg issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago)
5sh 1   8/1/1879 sl d=Queen Victoria (Tobago)
1lb 1   8/1/1879 vio d=Queen Victoria (Tobago)

Used by 31 stamps of Tobago: (See all uses as list)
8/1/1879 1p rose d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CC
8/1/1879 3d bl d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CC
8/1/1879 6p org d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CC
8/1/1879 1sh grn d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CC
8/1/1879 5sh sl d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CC
8/1/1879 1lb vio d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CC
11/1880 1p org d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1879-6p-half wmk=crown & CC
12/20/1880 1/2d brnvio d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CC
12/20/1880 1p redbrn d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CC
12/20/1880 4d yelgrn d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CC
12/20/1880 6p bisbrn d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CC
12/20/1880 1sh bis d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CC
1882 1p redbrn issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1883 1/2d brnvio issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1883 2 1/2d ultra issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
4/1883 2 1/2d bisbrn d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1880-6p-bisbrn wmk=crown & CC
1884 4d yelgrn issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1884 6p bisbrn issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1885 4d gray issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1886 1/2d dlgrn issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1886 6p brnorg issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1886 1/2d bisbrn d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1884-6p-bisbrn wmk=crown & CA
1886 1/2d brnorg d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1886-6p-brnorg wmk=crown & CA
1886 1/2d gray d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1885-4d-gray wmk=crown & CA
1886 1/2d ultra d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1883-2 1/2d-ultra wmk=crown & CA
11/1880 1p org d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1879-6p-half wmk=crown & CC
12/20/1880 1/2d brnvio d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CC
12/20/1880 1p redbrn d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CC
12/20/1880 4d yelgrn d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CC
12/20/1880 6p bisbrn d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CC
12/20/1880 1sh bis d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CC
1882 1p redbrn issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1883 1/2d brnvio issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1883 2 1/2d ultra issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
4/1883 2 1/2d bisbrn d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1880-6p-bisbrn wmk=crown & CC
1884 4d yelgrn issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1884 6p bisbrn issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1885 4d gray issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1886 1/2d dlgrn issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1886 6p brnorg issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1886 1/2d bisbrn d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1884-6p-bisbrn wmk=crown & CA
1886 1/2d brnorg d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1886-6p-brnorg wmk=crown & CA
1886 1/2d gray d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1885-4d-gray wmk=crown & CA
1886 1/2d ultra d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1883-2 1/2d-ultra wmk=crown & CA
1886 1p ultra d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1883-2 1/2d-ultra wmk=crown & CA
1886 2 1/2d gray d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1885-4d-gray wmk=crown & CA
1889 1p rose issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1894 1sh och issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1896 1sh brnorg issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
1896 1/2d lil&rose ovpt=1/2d//POSTAGE oc=blk on=type=revenue-4d-lil&rose

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