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UK - Fifty pence (50p).

Half a pound Sterling (100 pence).

Fifty Pennies.

From pre-decimal currency 'bob' = shilling and 20 shillings made one British pound. Therefore a modern 50p piece ('bit') = 10 Bob.
Oi Steve, have you got a Ten-Bob bit for the pool-table?
by Doc Johnson February 21, 2005
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Since the shilling was phased out of British currency, "ten bob" has now come to mean ten ponuds, i.e. one bob is one pound, and so on.
"Look at that guy's car! I bet that cost 'im a few bob"
by b0Bz0r3llo March 22, 2005
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