Schilling vs. Shilling

By Jaxson

  • Shilling

    The shilling is a historical coin, and the name of a unit of modern currencies formerly used in Austria (Schilling), and in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and other British Commonwealth countries.

    Currently the shilling is used as a currency in four east African countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Somalia. The east African community additionally plans to introduce an east African shilling.

  • Schilling (noun)

    The old currency of Austria, divided into 100 groschen

  • Shilling (noun)

    A coin formerly used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Australia, New Zealand and many other Commonwealth countries.

    “The shilling was worth twelve old pence, or one twentieth of a pound sterling.”

  • Shilling (noun)

    The currency of Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda.

  • Shilling (noun)

    A currency in the United States, differing in value between states.

  • Shilling (noun)

    The Spanish real, formerly having the value of one eighth of a dollar.


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