fourpence


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a former English silver coin worth four pennies

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I still have my first pay packet for the week ending 8-9-1951 and after deductions of three shillings and threepence, I took home the grand sum of two pounds one shilling and fourpence.
It was on this day in 1934, when beer was fourpence, the world was gripped by recession, and Ramsay MacDonald was Prime Minister that Prince George, the Duke of Kent, officially opened the building in front of a large crowd.
Production continued unabated until the 1920s, at which time it retailed at three shillings and fourpence.
Prices of fish varied according to the variety - prices of halfpenny and penny for ordinary white fish, with haddock costing twopence and skate at twopence and fourpence.
99 T-bone steaks, Malmaison is set to make a splash with a three-course menu for fourpence less than that.
After a couple of years, despite his wage being raised by 50 per cent, from 11 pence an hour to a princely one shilling and fourpence (7p now), he set up on his own.
She'd give me the fourpence - I'd take to my feet Up to the Stores at the top of the street A boy of just seven, I'd enter the shop Go up to the counter and peer o'er the top.
This is where the 'free-willers' throw in their fourpence worth
A radio message is sent from the battle-front to HQ: "Send reinforcements, we're going to advance" it reads, only for it to be interpreted as "Send three and fourpence, we're going to a dance".
Some cinema prices were sixpence and some fourpence.
There was a fourpence, threepence, twopence and onepence piece and I still have them today.
The supermarkets used to charge fourpence less for a litre of unleaded, but the gap has been steadily eroded to less than half a penny.
It was fourpence from Golcar down to Huddersfield, tuppence on the trolley, sixpence to go in and tuppence for a programme, so it was one and sixpence altogether, which would be 71/2p today.