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    A few questions that i can't seem to find the answers to online...

    How much is 'half a mark' worth in terms of medieval money? [is it just literally half the worth of a mark??]

    What was the main coin in circulation in medieval england?

    What metal is this coin made of??

    Many thanks!!
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    Clearly, half a mark was worth half a mark.

    The silver penny (1/240 of a pound) was the main element of coinage in mediaeval times though, since 1d was worth about £5 in today's values, silver farthings and halfpennies were also minted and very important. Groats, worth 4d, were also minted. Coinage was also commmonly cut.
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    (Original post by Bluebubble)
    How much is 'half a mark' worth in terms of medieval money? [is it just literally half the worth of a mark??]
    The noble was worth half a mark, I believe. (Though if that's the answer they want, they have phrased the question really badly!)
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    Yes, I forgot to mention that a mark was two-thirds of a pound (i.e. 13/4d), and a coin was never issued. Half a mark was 6/8d.
 
 
 
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