In 1971 Britain changed to a decimal system of money with 100 pennies to the pound. But what was the old system and how did everyone learn to use the new money? Find out more about 'Going Decimal'. Don't forget to share your discoveries with us using #RMMlearning

Public information posters

Public information posters

Bright and eye-catching posters helped people to understand the new money.

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TV and film

TV and film

The government used TV to help people prepare for the change.

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The story of decimalisation

The story of decimalisation

Find out more about the history of decimalisation and Decimal Day.

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Old money

Old money

Find out how the old pre-decimal coins worked.

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New money

New money

Take a look at the coins introduced on Decimal Day in 1971.

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