How lot is a pound, quid, guinea, bob, shilling etc. And how would certainly it to compare to dollars today?

Basically I'm interested to number out just how much that 2,000 guinea steed would expense today, how much Dad conned native Alfie, what their miscellaneous salaries are, and how much they invest on "olives", etc.

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A guinea is 21 shillings and a pound is 20, however for the services of simplicity, we'll go v 2000 pounds.

The historical inflation calculator (http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/bills/article-1633409/Historic-inflation-calculator-value-money-changed-1900.html) converts 2k pounds in 1920 to gift worth about 90k pounds now.

Today's exchange rate is 1.57 dollars come one pound. So, 2k pounds in the 1920s is about 141k in us dollars today.

This means Arthur Shelby Sr do off through a tiny over 35k US as soon as he absconded v 500 pounds.

Edit: once John says Shelby limited is make 150 pounds per day, that is £6,752.43 today ($10,601.32 US).


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Thank you. That steed was expensive together hell. But what's a bob?

Edit: Google states bob is slang for a shilling.


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I assumed it to be strange that Tommy claimed they have actually 800 pounds left for genuine estate. By this calculations the aint much. Were houses comparatively cheap or something?


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So I'm curious. I think it to be Ada, going on and on about her socialist stuff, and she made a comment about Tommy having actually three Bugattis. I can't for the life the me uncover the expense of the at an early stage Bugattis. I'm guessing he can have own a form 22 for cruising, and maybe had a couple of kind 13 the he had other human being race because that him or something.. I don't know.. However if everyone can discover a price guide, ns love to watch what he had wrapped increase in cars.

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