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an English coin worth half a crown

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DRIVERS braved the snow to negotiate Delavor Road in Heswall during a cold snap in 1968; SNOWFLAKES as big as half crowns covered Liverpool in a white blanket in 1968 and made a fluffy cover for these cars parked close to the tunnel; YOUNGSTERS enjoyed a run through the snow on the way to school in Little Crosby in 1981; EVERYONE lent a hand to clear the snow from pavements as this snowy scene from 1968 proves; ASHURST Beacon in Skelmersdale (main picture) was transformed into a winter wonderland as hundreds of families played in the snow in January 1979.
It originally would have contained notes, half crowns, shillings, sixpences, 6d and half sovereigns, pennies and half pennies.
There, the half crowns would be spent on candy kippers, rock, or inflatable beach balls, and bathing rings.
the and me in of I miss half crowns and remain equally baffled by metric measurements
Lyrics from Basil go: My Saturday job pays six and six d A copy boy at the Chronicle Five cigarettes and two silver half crowns Meeting Vince at Mark Toney's in town Boy, do we get around Basil sits there on the table for subs But not a part of the Brinylon club Ancient blue sweater, too old for the job Bored out of his mind With the Colins and Bobs.
He alleged that the silver FA Cup was melted on the night it was stolen, to be made into fake half crowns.
All we kids were interested in were the half crowns and two bob bits.
Ration books and the 11plus, Bile Beans and half crowns, old adverts like Which Twin has the Toni?