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SHILLING, Eng. law. The name of an English coin, of the value of one twentieth part of a pound. In the United States, while they were colonies, there were coins of this denomination, but they greatly varied in their value.

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My trip to Chelin and Quehui is one of several excursions which really get under the skin of the destination, offered by the hotel as part of a full-board package.
on Chiloe My trip to Chelin and Quehui is one of several excursions which really get under the skin of the destination, offered by the hotel as part of a full-board package.
Si no fuese asi se nos podria obligar a aceptar pedruscos, conchas marinas o cuero con sellos como moneda corriente si alguna vez tuviesemos que vivir bajo el gobierno de un mal principe, que si tuviese ese poder, podria hacer pasar una guinea por diez libras, un chelin por veinte chelines, etc.
En el plan disenado por Jefferson habia una moneda de diez dolares llamada eagle, el dolar se dividia en diez dimes, el dime a su vez en diez cents, y el cent en diez mills (JEFFERSON, 1953); este modelo sustituyo al viejo sistema ingles donde una libra inglesa se dividia en 20 chelines y cada chelin en 12 peniques (i.
Con mil de estas monedas, puede comprar un Chelin ingles
Y ademas era muy caro, para el nivel de vida mexicano: un chelin y medio por comida.
The Picture Gallery, una publicacion mensual de Sampson Low que costaba un chelin y seis peniques y contenia dos woodburytipias junto con una pagina de texto de acompanamiento, tuvo exito popular.
Prior to joining Ontex, Bouaziz held senior positions in the consumer goods industry with companies including Mi chelin, Procter & Gamble and PepsiCo.