The Decimal Currency Board say they are the same weight and metal content as the present coins.
What does DCB stand for?
DCB stands for Decimal Currency Board (British conversion of pounds to decimal units managing body)
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Originally agreed to by Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson at the request of Chancellor Jim Callaghan, the decision was announced to Parliament in 1966, with the Decimal Currency Board spending pounds 1.
The Decimal Currency Board had stockpiled 120 million of the 50p coins at banks around the country ready fortheir introduction.
The Decimal Currency Board says they are exactly the same weight and metal content as the present coins.
About 15 million of the new coins were minted and issued in the first run, and Lord Fiske, chairman of the Decimal Currency Board, said the coins would be in the minority in tills and in change for a long time.
But the Decimal Currency Board were forced to admit one in four people still did not know the worth of a new penny.
The head of the Decimal Currency Board, A R Butler, wrote to its secretary, Noel Moore, in September, 1969, saying it would be a good idea 'to consider some of the more obvious hazards'.
A R Butler, head of the Decimal Currency Board, wrote to its secretary, Noel Moore, in September, 1969, saying it would be a good idea "to consider some of the more obvious hazards.