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£2.50 Two Pounds and Fifty pence in modern parlance. In 'old money' 2/6 two shillings and sixpence = twelve-and-a-half 'p', but with the rise of inflation, half a crown has more of a resonance with £2.50p
Hey Malcolm, can I have half a crown to cover your entry money for next year's Middlesex League?
by Jonathan FeBland July 10, 2008
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