Half Crown


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Half Crown

A former coin in the United Kingdom equal in value to 1/8 of one British pound. Half crowns were demonetized in 1970, the year before the pound was decimalized.
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In Division Two, Coventry Spires also lost 3-1 at Stockton as leaders Half Crown Yeomen kept up the pace at the top of the table.
There, the half crowns would be spent on candy kippers, rock, or inflatable beach balls, and bathing rings.
Godiva lost all four of their games against Half Crown Knights while Leofric won on points at Solihull Swifts.
I put them in the queue to change their spends when my little cousin could not wait and put his half crown in a slot.
A quick tap and pass from scrum half Crown sent Edwards charging through the Otley defence to score his second and bring the scores level.
For an extra half crown, she'd allow me a weekly bath but clothes washing was out of the question.
A BUILDER who found a message in a bottle got the reward promised - a half crown coin, worth 12.
THREE Stockton Half Crown players represented England in the European Ptanque Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Two dogs did do just that and so I put a hard-earned half crown on each.
Each child received a gift of a half crown (2/6d, or 12 1/2 p).
In 1913 a half crown bet led to an adventurous diver's death.
Its stomach contained: five balls, a ladies' bathing hat, a silk under-skirt, three balls of hay-bale twine, numerous nails, an Irish half crown, an Irish sixpence and one full-sized, bicycle inner tube and valve.