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What does NP stand for?

NP stands for New Pence (English penny)

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Multi-storey car parks at 50 new pence per day will be as deserted as the city streets and shops.
The five new pence and ten new pence coins operated alongside the shilling and the florin, and had the same value, size and weight - which in itself caused initial confusion to shoppers, many of whom refused to take them.
The price of beer shortly before the currency switchover on Monday, February 15, 1971, was given as one shilling and ten pence, but on that date the price of a pint became nine new pence (as mentioned by PB).
1968) UK: The first decimal coins come into circulation, for five New Pence and 10 New Pence.