fivepence


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a coin worth five cents

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The Telegraph, a leader in journalism and marketing, was the first penny daily in London, having started at twopence a copy against the prevailing price of fivepence and gone down to a penny with the sixty-ninth issue.
If, for example, the vessel chartered was not equipped or supplied with refrigeration, resulting in a need for live meat supplies to be carried, or if the total number of men to be fed was less than 120 (thus `spoiling the average'), an additional sum of fivepence per head was paid to cover the cost of forage and wages, etc, of slaughtermen and butchers.
Lindsay, aged 19, and Fivepence Fudge, a working sheepdog, are members of the Kennel Club Junior Organisation.
Alphage London Wall hired more than one child, paying in spring 1541 and 1546 "to the chyldern that playyd the proffytes on pallme Sonday" twopence and fivepence.
When I was widowed in 1972, under a Conservative government, my widow's pension, to keep me and a small child, was PS10 and fivepence a week plus child benefit of a few shillings.
Payouts of one shilling and fivepence ha'penny and the camaraderie of fellow gamblers that went with it; the language of the table - plein, cheval, deuxieme, douzaine - that made me feel as if I had become a member of a secret society of greater attraction and immediacy than the Ovalteenies.
It was comparatively inexpensive to run a Jaguar in 1954 as a gallon of petrol then cost just four shillings and fivepence halfpenny, or about 22p in modern money.
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