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Layout[edit]

I changed it so people unfamiliar with British coinage wouldn't think that the Half Penny coin, Twenty-five pence coin and the Five pound coin existed today. It's... Thelb4! 15:32, 2 October 2005 (UTC)

Guinea?[edit]

Why isn't the guinea listed under withdrawn coins? I'm not from the UK, but have seen/heard guinea used many times in period films/novels alongside shilling and pence, and it still seems to be in limited use. A lot of the entries in Category:British gold coins seem to be vanity attempts, but the guinea's been around for a long time. Vesperholly 06:58, 26 July 2006 (UTC)

Links to general pages[edit]

I made a change (here) to add some links to useful pages. These were then put into a "see also" section (here) which looks much neater than my effort. However, the main reason I added these links was to indicate that the list of widthdrawn pre-decimal coins is incomplete, and to give links to more complete lists. That indication has now been lost. The "see also" section just looks like links to general pages of interest, and it's easy to get the impression that the withdrawn list is complete -- which is very far from being the case. Maybe someone can think of a neat way to fix this? Matt 01:45, 14 May 2007 (UTC)

But Coins of the pound sterling contains information about both pre-decimal and decimal coins. If the article title is of "Coins of ..." or "... coinage", then it should contain some kind of overview information, right? --ChoChoPK (球球PK) (talk | contrib) 08:05, 14 May 2007 (UTC)
What I have done is added the text "selected coins" to the row heading. I think that works OK. The important thing is to indicate that this is not a complete list. Matt 21:42, 14 May 2007 (UTC).