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They rented cottages to villagers for 2s 9d(14p) for a week.

what is 2s 9d? can anyone tell what does s and d stand for?
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Hi,

The current British "system" of money replaced an older and more complex system. That's what this excerpt refers to. In the older system, s denoted shillings and d denoted pennies.

Clive
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