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New York Dollar (Federalist Failure)

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The New York Dollar is the currency of New York. It is subdivided into 100 pence. Historically, it was subdivided into 8 shillings and further into 96 pence. Decimalization was achieved easily, as the penny was already very close to a decimal division. Those coins denominated in pence continued to circulate at face value, redefined in new pence (thus, for a time, there were coins worth ½d, 1d, 2d, 3d, 5d, 6d), and those coins denominated in shillings continued to circulate at 12½ pence to the shilling (thus, for a time, there were both 10d and 12½d). Shilling has come to be a nickname for the 10-pence.

Coins in circulation

  • Half penny
  • Penny
  • 2 Pence
  • 5 Pence
  • 10 Pence ("shilling")
  • 25 Pence ("quarter")
  • 50 Pence ("Half")
  • 1$
  • 2½$ ("Pound")

Banknotes

  • 5$
  • 10$
  • 25$
  • 50$
  • 100$

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