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Rationing Remembered 1945 Farthing & Penny Set w Display Card Coinage

Rationing Remembered 1945 Farthing & Penny Set w Display Card
Produced for the Imperial War Museum by Coinage

In Britain during the Second World War, and for some years after it ended, certain foods, clothing, and petrol were rationed so that the limited supplies available could be shared out fairly. Food rationing began with butter, sugar, and bacon in January 1940 and ended when meat came off the ration in June 1954. Everyone was allowed to buy only a set amount of each rationed food every week or  month and had to pay for it in coupons as well as money.


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