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Crown

A former coin in the United Kingdom equal in value to five shillings, or 1/4 of one British pound. The last crown was minted in 1965. Following decimalization in 1971, a 25-pence coin was minted to replace the crown. Informally, crowns were called dollars, recalling the time when one pound was worth four U.S. dollars.
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His father had particular interest in collecting the crown pieces representing most English reigns.
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Don't bother coping the crown pieces (Photo 13), because they'll be tough to fit; miter them instead.