Money is any item or medium of exchange that is accepted by people for the payment of goods and services, as well as the repayment of loans. Money makes the world go 'round. Economies rely on money to facilitate transactions and to power financial growth. Typically, it is economists who define money, where it comes from, and what it is worth.
British Threepence Coin
These were legal tender in Britain right up to the time of decimalisation. Now they are only a collector item that remind us of days gone by.