Pence sentence example
The mancus was equated with thirty pence, probably from the time of its introduction.
Perhaps these products may cost a few pence more.
In the example you quote £ 10.31 the " .31 " is a decimal fraction of a pound, not of the pence.
The value of a piastre is about two pence halfpenny.
Use slate and slate pencils to practice handwriting and have a lesson in arithmetic using pounds, shillings and pence.Advertisement
A tiny jellyfish, barely the size of a 10 pence piece slowly pulses past, about six inches from my mask.
For every calendar sold Dragonswood will donate 20 pence to The Woodland Trust.
In addition some product opinions may earn 1 pence every time a member reads them.
Swindon marked the landmark with the publication of a smashing little handbook, priced at just twenty-five pence!
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The level of tax was set at 0.43 pence per kWh for electricity and 0.15 pence per kWh for gas for the commercial sector.
We used twenty pounds of two pence pieces on a cloth on the table.
Due to the checkout system, a charge of 42 pence postage will be made - hence the slightly strange prices!
The overall average Non-Domestic Rate poundage for 2002-2003 is 51.05 pence.
This time the tax was twelve pence, three times higher than in 1377.Advertisement
In the old system of pounds shillings and pence all the units were used.
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Only the death of Stephen, the great hospodar of Moldavia, enabled Poland still to hold her own on the Danube; while the liberality of Pope Julius II., who issued no fewer than 29 bulls in favour of Poland and granted Alexander Peter's Pence and other financial help, enabled the Polish king to restrain somewhat the arrogance of the Teutonic Order.
It was at a council held in the town in 1153 that the payment of Peter's pence was agreed to at the instigation of Nicholas Breakspeare, afterwards Adrian IV.
The revenues and expenditures have since then been calculated in gold and currency together, to the complete mystification of the average citizen, and the gold percentage of the duties on imports has been increased to 35 and 50% (in 1907), the higher rate to apply to specified articles and rule when exchange on London is above 14 pence per milreis, and the lower when it is below.Advertisement
Land-taxes, however, were finally abolished in 1904, and their place was taken by an increased taxation on real estate, revised triennially, and by an income tax arranged on a sliding scale, up to 4% of the income (9.6 pence in the £), settled according to individual declaration.
For this they received a subsistence allowance of nine pence.
Add to that a slightly underachieving ' American Woman ' and the return for pence is a good one !
With the sale of each product, 10 pence was donated to the Leukemia Research Fund.
The royal commissioner for finance, Giacomelli, had, as a precautionary measure, seized the pontifical treasury; but upon being informed by Cardinal Antonelli that among the funds deposited in the treasury were 1,000,000 crowns of Peters Pence offered by the faithful to the pope in person, the commissioner was authorized by the Italian council of state not only to restore this sum, but also to indemnify the Holy See for moneys expended for the service of the October coupon of the pontifical debt, that debt having been taken over by the Italian state.Advertisement
It became clear that neither the influence of the regular clergy, of which the Society of Jesus is the most powerful embodiment, nor that of foreign clerical parties, which largely control the Peters Pence fund, would ever permit renunciation of the papal claim to temporal power.
Since 1898 there has been an upward movement of exchange, the average rate for 1905 having been very nearly 16 pence.
It is modelled after the Argentine Conversion office, and is authorized to issue notes to bearer against deposits of gold at the rate of 15 pence per milreis although exchange was above 17d.
The silver 5-bolivar piece is usually known as a ” dollar," and is equivalent to 484 pence, or 962 cents U.S. gold.
He wrote, with papal approval, the letter requesting the Italians to occupy the Leonine city, and obtained from the Italians payment of the Peter's pence (5,000,000 lire) remaining in the papal exchequer, as well as 50,000 scudi - the first and only instalment of the Italian allowance (subsequently fixed by the Law of Guarantees, March 21, 1871) ever accepted by the Holy See.
Casaubon, who Latinized its name " Dei ingenium (Ephemerides, 19th September 1611), was told by the " ornithotrophaeus " he visited at Wisbech that in London it fetched twenty pence.
The West Saxon shilling seems originally to have been identical with the Mercian, but later it contained five pence.
Large payments were generally made by weight, 240-250 pence being reckoned to the pound, perhaps from the 7th century onwards.
In Northumbria a totally different monetary system prevailed, the unit being the terms, which contained three sceattas or pence.
At Peterborough Abbey, in 1530, Wolsey made "his maund in Our Lady's Chapel, having fifty-nine poor men whose feet he washed and kissed; and after he had wiped them he gave every of the said poor men twelve pence in money, three ells of good canvas to make them shirts, a pair of new shoes, a cast of red herrings and three white herrings."
Money not only became less scarce but it became cheaper, so that the couple of pence for which a day of manual work was bought off in the beginning of the 13th century did not fetch more than half of their former value at its end.
The value of the silver peso in fractional silver money is about nineteen pence; in a single coin about twenty pence.
Richard furnished the chronicler, Matthew Paris, with material for the life of Edmund Rich, and instituted the offerings for the cathedral at Chichester which were known later as "St Richard's pence."
Let the lower bar of the steel yard be graduated in equal divisions of length, d, each of which represents one penny, so that the distance CA =q X d represents q pence.
Numerical quantities, to be added or subtracted, must be in the same denomination; we cannot, for instance, add S5 shillings and loo pence, any more than we can add 3 yards and 2 metres.
If, on the other hand, we have a sum of 5s., and treat a shilling as being equivalent to twelve pence, the 5s.
In the above case of subdivision, for instance, each of the 5 shillings is separately converted into pence, so that we do in fact find in succession once 12d., twice 12d.,..
Thus we get successive multiplication; but it represents quite different operations according as it is due to repetition, in the sense of § 34, or to subdivision, and these operations will be exhibited by different diagrams. Of the two diagrams below, A exhibits the successive multiplication of £3 by 20, 12 and 4, and B the successive reduction of £3 to shillings, pence and farthings.
The lords wished to exact all possible services from the former, and to pay only the old two or three pence a day to the latter.
But both Celt and Northman acknowledged the polity of Eugenius, and it was chiefly in the matters of tithe, Peter's pence, canonical degrees and the observance of festivals that Rome had still victories to gain.
Ignorant of the world, we stood aghast at the charge of eighteen pence for each.
A plain bagel which cost 90 pence in December now costs 1.60 euros an increase of 35 per cent.
He ran a coaching business between Kelso and Newcastle and four-wheeled chaises could be hired for 9 pence per mile.
New Smaller Design In 1997, fifty pence coins were issued in a new, smaller size.
Currently daytime 0870 calls usually cost around 8 pence per minute from fixed-lines.
Dividends The Directors are pleased to recommend an interim dividends The Directors are pleased to recommend an interim dividend of 5.8 pence per share.
The price of self-raising flour has gone up by two pence, wasn't it?
The payment of annates and of Peter's pence 1 Cranmer himself had taken the oath of canonical obedience to.
Coinage bronze consists of copper 95 parts, tin 4 parts and zinc I part, and a ton yields X44 8 in pence or £ 373, 6s.
All that the gentry contributed at present was two pence (groschen) per hide of land, and this only for defensive service at home.
In Ine's Laws we hear only of the hwitel or white cloak, which was to be of the value of six pence per household (hide), and of barley, which was to be six pounds in weight for each worker.
It was, however, a variable unit, for the Kentish shilling contained twenty sceattas (pence), while the Mercian contained only four.