How much would 15 shillings in 1840 be in US dollars today?

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    The exchange rate was about $4.90=£1, and there were 20 shillings to a pound.

    That means that one shilling was worth $.245, so 15 of them were just over $3.67.

    Edit because I missed the "today" part: $3.67 in 1840 would be the equivalent of $77.93 today.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    15 Shillings

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  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

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    20 Shillings to a Pound and with the current exchange 15/20*USD(us dollar)= £0.75 GBP(Great Britian Pound) = $1.25 USD

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