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    #1

    ? pound (and) fifty pence

    1. one pound (and) fifty pence
    2. a pound (and) fifty pence
    I think #1 is correct. Is #2 acceptable?

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    #2

    Re: ? pound (and) fifty pence

    In BE: one pound fifty.

    In AE: a dollar fifty.

    'Pence' and 'cents' are usually omitted.

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