This half term we are learning about the Victorians. Can you complete a Victorian money challenge using the information you have been given?
Bronze: The chimney sweep has earnt 4 silver 6 pence for his day’s work. How much has he earnt in total? Explain how you worked out your answer.
Silver: In my purse I have 3 sovereigns and 2 florins, how much money do I have? Explain how you worked out your answer.
Gold: Which amount of money is higher 10 shillings or 3 Guinea? Explain how you know.
Platinum: Try to find out what one Pound would buy in Victorian times, and compare to what one Pound would buy today? Is a Pound worth the same now as then? Find out what a loaf of bread would cost then and now.