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Saint Helena pound (pre-decimal)


Name: Saint Helena pound (pre-decimal)
Defn: 240d=240p=20sh=20s=1lb
Symbol: £
Code: SHP
Desc:
Units of money:
penny (pl: pence) p 1
shilling sh 12
pound lb 240

Users of this currency: Ascension (143 stamps, 1922-1970), St. Helena (495 stamps, 1856-1991)

Denominations used in this currency:
Denom Usages Selected stamps
1/2p 16   St. Helena 1884 grn issue=1884 ovpt=value oc=blk on=6p-grn-unissued ... St. Helena 11/4/1968 issue=1968 d=road construction
1p 36   St. Helena 7/1863 brnred ovpt=ONE PENNY//line(17mm) oc=blk on=6p-brnred-unissued ... St. Helena 9/22/1986 yelbrn issue=1986 dt=explorers and their ships (1986) d=James Ross, "Erebus"
1 1/2p 20   St. Helena 1890 redbrn&grn issue=1890 d=Queen Victoria (1890 keyplate) ... St. Helena 11/4/1968 issue=1968
2p 26   St. Helena 1894 yel issue=1884 ovpt=value oc=blk on=6p-yel-unissued ... St. Helena 6/9/1986
2 1/2p 6   St. Helena 1893 ultra issue=1884 ovpt=value oc=blk on=6p-ultra-unissued ... Ascension 11/19/1956 orgbrn&blk issue=1956 d=mountain road & Queen Elizabeth II
2 1/2p+3p 1   St. Helena 10/12/1961 issue=Tristan Relief
3p 48   St. Helena 1887 vio issue=1884 ovpt=value oc=blk on=6p-vio-unissued ... St. Helena 9/22/1986 dkbl issue=1986 dt=explorers and their ships (1986) d=Robert Fitzroy, "Beagle"
4p 26   St. Helena 7/1863 car oc=blk on=6p-car-unissued ... St. Helena 11/2/1970 dt=regimental emblems
4 1/2p 2   St. Helena 12/12/1961 issue=1961 d=Melhania erythroxylon, Ascension 5/23/1963 ltbl&multi dt=birds (1963 Ascension) d=brown noddy (1963)
5p 16   St. Helena 1896 vio issue=1890 d=Queen Victoria (1890 keyplate) ... St. Helena 10/11/1988 issue=Christmas 1988
5p+6p 1   St. Helena 10/12/1961 issue=Tristan Relief
6p 43   St. Helena 1/1856 bl d=Queen Victoria (1856 St. Helena) ... St. Helena 11/9/1984 issue=Christmas 1984 d=St Helena visits prisoners
7p 16   St. Helena 8/4/1953 grayblk&blk issue=Elizabeth II pictorials d=map of St. Helena & Queen Elizabeth II ... St. Helena 6/9/1986
7 1/2p+9p 1   St. Helena 10/12/1961 issue=Tristan Relief
8p 24   St. Helena 6/1903 brn&blk issue=1903 d=King Edward VII & The Wharf ... St. Helena 5/22/1981 dt=maps of the South Atlantic (1981 St. Helena) d=John Thorntons map 1700
9p 20   St. Helena 9/4/1968 issue=St. Helena abolition 150th ... St. Helena 2/1/1990 dt=farm animals (1990)
10p 20   St. Helena 1896 brn issue=1890 d=Queen Victoria (1890 keyplate) ... St. Helena 11/2/1991 issue=Christmas 1991 d=Madonna & Child by Titian
10p+1sh 1   St. Helena 10/12/1961 issue=Tristan Relief
11p 13   St. Helena 11/5/1981 issue=25th Anniversary of Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme d=Posting signs ... St. Helena 1/7/1986 dt=Societies' Banners d=Working Men’s Christian Assoc
12p 3   St. Helena 2/19/1979 issue=200th Anniversary of the Discovery Cruises of James Cook d=Pharnaceum acidum plant after sketch by Joseph Banks ... St. Helena 9/22/1986 grn issue=1986 dt=explorers and their ships (1986) d=Philip Carteret, "Swallow"
= 1sh 21   St. Helena 1894 yelgrn issue=1884 ovpt=value oc=blk on=6p-yelgrn-unissued ... St. Helena 11/4/1968 issue=1968
13p 15   St. Helena 2/16/1987 dt=Royal Visitors and their Vessels d=King George VI & HMS Vanguard (23) ... St. Helena 11/16/1991 issue=PHILANIPPON '91 dt=motorcycles (1991) d="Matchless" (1947)
14p 2   St. Helena 7/22/1981 issue=Royal Wedding 1981, St. Helena 4/19/1982 issue=Darwin visit 150th d=Flagstaff Hill & Daarwin's hammer
15p 19   St. Helena 2/7/1977 issue=Elizabeth II reign 25th d=Queen’s scepter dove ... St. Helena 5/2/1991 dt=Military Uniforms of (1897) d=Officer York & Lancaster Regiment
= 1sh3p 2   Ascension 11/7/1966 brn&blk d=Apollo station, St. Helena 11/2/1970 dt=regimental emblems
18p 1   St. Helena 5/14/1984 issue=250th Anniversary of Lloyd's List d=Solomon’s facade
= 1sh6p 23   St. Helena 6/1922 grn&blk issue=1922b d=badge of St Helena & King George V ... Ascension 9/7/1970 issue=Royal Naval Crests 1970 dt=ship's badges (1970) d=badge of HMS Amphion
1sh8p 1   St. Helena 9/3/1969 dt=uniforms (1969 St. Helena) d=Drum Major & Officer
= 20p 26   St. Helena 8/14/1978 issue=Shipwreck of the "Witte Leeuw" d=Sailing Ship "Witte Leeuw" ... St. Helena 11/16/1991 issue=PHILANIPPON '91 dt=motorcycles (1991) d=Triumph "Tiger" (1950)
1sh9p 6   St. Helena 6/4/1968 dpultra&sep issue=Tristan da Cunha as dependency 30th d=maps of Tristan da Cunha & St. Helena ... St. Helena 9/15/1970 issue=British Red Cross 100th
24p 2   St. Helena 8/18/1980 issue=Queen Mother 80th d=Queen Mother, St. Helena 5/22/1981 gray&blk dt=maps of the South Atlantic (1981 St. Helena)
= 2sh 5   St. Helena 6/1903 vio&blk issue=1903 d=King Edward VII & The Wharf ... Ascension 8/20/1924 bl&gray pc=blue issue=1924 d=seal of colony
25p 18   St. Helena 6/2/1978 issue=25th Anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II ... St. Helena 7/1/1991 issue=65th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II
26p 2   St. Helena 2/7/1977 issue=Elizabeth II reign 25th d=Prince Philip paying homage to the Queen, St. Helena 10/25/1982 issue=First-time Participation in the Commonwealth Games
27p 2   St. Helena 8/23/1977 yel&multi issue=Halley visit 300th, St. Helena 1/5/1981 dt=endemic plants of St. Helena d=Melanodendron integrifolium (1981)
= 2sh3p 6   St. Helena 6/4/1968 prusbl&sep issue=Tristan da Cunha as dependency 30th d=maps of St. Helena & Tristan da Cunha ... St. Helena 9/15/1970 issue=British Red Cross 100th
29p 11   St. Helena 7/22/1981 issue=Royal Wedding 1981 ... St. Helena 1/7/1986 dt=Societies' Banners d=banner of Mechanics Friendly Benefit Society
2sh6p 18   St. Helena 6/1922 car&blk issue=1922b d=badge of St Helena & King George V ... Ascension 9/7/1970 issue=Royal Naval Crests 1970 dt=ship's badges (1970) d=badge of HMS Magpie
= 30p 2   St. Helena 11/17/1980 issue=Duke of Wellington visit 175th d=Wellington by Goya, St. Helena 5/22/1981 dt=maps of the South Atlantic (1981 St. Helena)
32p 3   St. Helena 8/20/1979 issue=100th Anniversary of the Death of Rowland Hill ... St. Helena 1/4/1982 dt=insects (1982 St. Helena) d=Lapidura herculeana
33p 5   St. Helena 9/12/1983 dt=birds (1983 St. Helena) d=Estrilda astrild (1983) ... St. Helena 1/7/1986 dt=Societies' Banners d=Ancient Order of Foresters
2sh11p 2   Ascension 3/3/1969 issue=1968 dt=fishes (1968 Ascension) d=jack (fish), St. Helena 11/2/1970 dt=regimental emblems
3sh 3   St. Helena 1912 vio&blk issue=1912 d=The Wharf & King George V ... Ascension 8/20/1924 blk&gray pc=blue issue=1924 d=seal of colony
38p 10   St. Helena 2/16/1987 dt=Royal Visitors and their Vessels d=Prince Philip, HMY "Britannia" ... St. Helena 11/16/1991 issue=PHILANIPPON '91 dt=motorcycles (1991) d=Honda CD
40p 2   St. Helena 7/23/1986 issue=Royal Wedding 1986, St. Helena 9/22/1986 grnbl issue=1986 dt=explorers and their ships (1986) d=Louis Isidore Duperry, "La Coquille"
45p 18   St. Helena 2/16/1987 dt=Royal Visitors and their Vessels d=Prince Andrew, HMS Herald (1987) ... St. Helena 11/16/1991 issue=PHILANIPPON '91 dt=motorcycles (1991) d=Yamaha "DTE 400" (1976)
47p 1   St. Helena 5/6/1980 issue=London 80
50p 7   St. Helena 12/10/1979 issue=150th Anniversary of the Inclined Plane d=Inclined Plane stairs 1979 ... St. Helena 12/9/1987 issue=40th Wedding Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip
53p 1   St. Helena 9/10/1981 dt=Clams and Snails d=Pinna rudis
55p 2   St. Helena 7/1/1982 issue=21st Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Diana, St. Helena 6/7/1985 issue=85th birthday of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
59p 6   St. Helena 11/29/1982 issue=75th Anniversary of Boy Scout Movement ... St. Helena 1/3/1984 issue=150th Anniversary of St. Helena Colonization
5sh 11   St. Helena 6/1922 issue=1922b d=badge of St Helena & King George V ... St. Helena 11/4/1968 issue=1968
= 60p 16   St. Helena 4/4/1984 issue=Visit of Prince Andrew d=HMS Herald & Prince Andrew ... St. Helena 2/1/1990 dt=farm animals (1990)
62p 1   St. Helena 2/23/1980 issue=Empress Eugenie visit 150th
65p 4   St. Helena 4/21/1986 issue=60th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II ... St. Helena 11/16/1991 issue=PHILANIPPON '91 dt=motorcycles (1991) d=Suzuki RM
70p 1   St. Helena 6/7/1985 issue=85th birthday of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
75p 1   St. Helena 10/24/1987 ultra dt=whales (1987) d=Megaptera novaeangliae (1987)
7sh6p 1   St. Helena 6/1922 issue=1922b d=badge of St Helena & King George V
10sh 12   St. Helena 5/1908 grn&red issue=1908 d=King Edward VII (1902 keyplate) ... St. Helena 11/4/1968 issue=1968
15sh 1   St. Helena 6/1922 issue=1922b d=badge of St Helena & King George V
4   St. Helena 1/3/1984 issue=150th Anniversary of St. Helena Colonization ... St. Helena 9/13/1990 issue=Maiden Voyage of New RMS "St. Helena" d=RMS "St. Helena"
= 1lb 4   St. Helena 6/1922 issue=1922b d=badge of St Helena & King George V ... St. Helena 11/4/1968 issue=1968
1   St. Helena 1/3/1984 issue=150th Anniversary of St. Helena Colonization

Used by 638 stamps: (See all uses as list)
St. Helena 1/1856 6p bl d=Queen Victoria (1856 St. Helena) wmk=star imperf
St. Helena 1861 6p bl d=Queen Victoria (1856 St. Helena) wmk=star perf=14-15.5clean
St. Helena 1/1863 6p bl d=Queen Victoria (1856 St. Helena) wmk=star perf=14-15.5rough
St. Helena 7/1863 1p brnred ovpt=ONE PENNY//line(17mm) oc=blk on=6p-brnred-unissued
St. Helena 7/1863 1p brnred ovpt=ONE PENNY//line(19mm) oc=blk on=6p-brnred-unissued
St. Helena 7/1863 4p car oc=blk on=6p-car-unissued
St. Helena 1873 6p bl d=Queen Victoria (1856 St. Helena) wmk=crown & CC perf=12.5
St. Helena 1874 6p ultra d=Queen Victoria (1856 St. Helena) wmk=crown & CC perf=12.5
St. Helena 1879 6p graybl d=Queen Victoria (1856 St. Helena) wmk=crown & CC perf=14x12.5
St. Helena 1884 1/2p grn issue=1884 ovpt=value oc=blk on=6p-grn-unissued
St. Helena 1887 1p red issue=1884 ovpt=value oc=blk on=6p-red-unissued
St. Helena 1887 3p vio issue=1884 ovpt=value oc=blk on=6p-vio-unissued
St. Helena 1888 6p gray issue=1884 ovpt=value oc=blk on=6p-gray-unissued
St. Helena 1889 6p graybl d=Queen Victoria (1856 St. Helena) wmk=crown & CA perf=14
St. Helena 1890 4p brn issue=1884 ovpt=value oc=blk on=6p-brn-unissued
St. Helena 1890 1 1/2p redbrn&grn issue=1890 d=Queen Victoria (1890 keyplate) wmk=crown & CA
St. Helena 1893 2 1/2p ultra issue=1884 ovpt=value oc=blk on=6p-ultra-unissued
St. Helena 1894 2p yel issue=1884 ovpt=value oc=blk on=6p-yel-unissued
St. Helena 1894 1sh yelgrn issue=1884 ovpt=value oc=blk on=6p-yelgrn-unissued
St. Helena 1896 1p rose issue=1890 d=Queen Victoria (1890 keyplate) wmk=crown & CA
St. Helena 1896 2p yel issue=1890 d=Queen Victoria (1890 keyplate) wmk=crown & CA
St. Helena 1896 2 1/2p ultra issue=1890 d=Queen Victoria (1890 keyplate) wmk=crown & CA
St. Helena 1896 5p vio issue=1890 d=Queen Victoria (1890 keyplate) wmk=crown & CA
St. Helena 1896 10p brn issue=1890 d=Queen Victoria (1890 keyplate) wmk=crown & CA
St. Helena 1897 1/2p grn issue=1890 d=Queen Victoria (1890 keyplate) wmk=crown & CA
... skipping 588 ...
St. Helena 10/18/1990 13p issue=Christmas 1990 dt=Chapels and Churches d=St Martin in the Hills wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 10/18/1990 20p issue=Christmas 1990 dt=Chapels and Churches d=St Helena & the Cross wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 10/18/1990 38p issue=Christmas 1990 dt=Chapels and Churches d=St James Church wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 10/18/1990 45p issue=Christmas 1990 dt=Chapels and Churches d=St Paul’s Church wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 12/15/1990 13p issue=150th Anniversary of Transfer of the Mortal Remains of Napoleon to France d=Funeral cortege Jamestown wharf wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 12/15/1990 20p issue=150th Anniversary of Transfer of the Mortal Remains of Napoleon to France d=Moving coffin to Belle Poule James Bay wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 12/15/1990 38p issue=150th Anniversary of Transfer of the Mortal Remains of Napoleon to France d=Transfer of coffin from Belle Poule to Normandie Cherbourg wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 12/15/1990 45p issue=150th Anniversary of Transfer of the Mortal Remains of Napoleon to France d=Napoleon’s Tomb St Helena wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 5/2/1991 13p dt=Military Uniforms of (1897) d=Officer Leicertershire Regiment wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 5/2/1991 15p dt=Military Uniforms of (1897) d=Officer York & Lancaster Regiment wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 5/2/1991 20p dt=Military Uniforms of (1897) d=Color Sergeant Leicertershire Reiment wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 5/2/1991 38p dt=Military Uniforms of (1897) d=DrummerFlautist York & Lancaster Regiment wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 5/2/1991 45p dt=Military Uniforms of (1897) d=Lance Corporal, York & Lancaster Regiment wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 7/1/1991 25p issue=65th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 7/1/1991 25p issue=65th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 11/2/1991 10p issue=Christmas 1991 d=Madonna & Child by Titian wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 11/2/1991 13p issue=Christmas 1991 d=Holy Family by Mengos wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 11/2/1991 20p issue=Christmas 1991 d=Madonna & Child by Dyce wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 11/2/1991 38p issue=Christmas 1991 d=Two Trinities by Murillo (1991) wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 11/2/1991 45p issue=Christmas 1991 d=Virgin & Child by Bellini (1991) wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 11/16/1991 13p issue=PHILANIPPON '91 dt=motorcycles (1991) d="Matchless" (1947) wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 11/16/1991 20p issue=PHILANIPPON '91 dt=motorcycles (1991) d=Triumph "Tiger" (1950) wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 11/16/1991 38p issue=PHILANIPPON '91 dt=motorcycles (1991) d=Honda CD wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 11/16/1991 45p issue=PHILANIPPON '91 dt=motorcycles (1991) d=Yamaha "DTE 400" (1976) wmk=mult crown & script CA
St. Helena 11/16/1991 65p issue=PHILANIPPON '91 dt=motorcycles (1991) d=Suzuki RM wmk=mult crown & script CA

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