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23/04/1968 Britain released first decimal coins

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BRITAIN GOES DECIMAL

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New Royal Mint Aka Britain's New Decimal Coinage And New Mint (1968)

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50 Years of Decimal Currency

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Decimal Coinage (1968)

The first decimal coins were the five pence and ten pence, and had values of one shilling and two shillings, respectively. The decimal coins are minted in copper-plated steel, previously bronze, nickel-plated steel, cupronickel and nickel-brass.
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