Copper Coinage

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons on 20th October 1942.

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Photo of Sir Kingsley Wood Sir Kingsley Wood , Woolwich West

Suggestions for the issue of such a coin have been considered from time to time, but have had to be rejected. Apart from the objections to minting the very large numbers required to permit the free use of a new denomination, it would not appear generally conveneint to increase the present number of denominations of coin which have to be handled.