Sixpence


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Sixpence

A former coin in the United Kingdom equal in value to 1/40 of one British pound. Sixpence ceased to circulate with the decimalization of the pound in 1971.
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Addressing, Ghanzi District Council on June 25, Mr Sixpence said to date, 14 stock theft cases were registered, while 20 suspects were arrested and seven were still on the run.
Mr Geddes knew of a mother who had lost four sons and was allowed only four shillings and sixpence a week.
Leigh Nash is the lead singer of Sixpence None the Richer, a band whose hits include "Kiss Me" and "There She Goes."
Even if the master was a nudist and he had to pay his pal sixpence, George had asked the question so won the other bet.
And to be fair, in the 1940s kids' stockings really did just have a satsuma, some nuts and a sixpence in them.
Mills, who has ridden six winners on the Flat, nine over jumps and took part in last year's Fegentri series, said she had been devastated by the incident, which she attributed to a nosebleed she got at the start when she was struck in the face by Celtic Sixpence throwing her head back.
Haaf A Sixpence (right) runs at Wolverhampton today
Many people in those days kept rabbits, so we sold the cuttings as hay for the hutches at another sixpence. In those days it helped with the family finances.
The sixpence is also in the collection of the National Museum of Scotland.
He increased his lead over rival Richard Hughes to nine with victory aboard Celtic Sixpence, but was handed a one-day ban (October 25).
We are all familiar with the idea that a private soldier earned sixpence a day in the eighteenth century, but few of us are clear on what that would buy and how the soldier's income compared to that of other working people.