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half-crown

a British silver or cupronickel coin worth two shillings and sixpence (now equivalent to 12½p), taken out of circulation in 1970
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Visitors are able to see for the first time the bound volume of posters, minutes and comments from the 1800s, a bugle from the time of the Percy Volunteers and the half crown used to decide the choice of ends in matches.
She says: "In Pie In The Sky on Sunday they had a golden half crown which looked like a pounds 1 coin covered with gold paper.
COVENTRY Leofric lost their top-of-the-table clash with Division One leaders Half Crown Knights in Stockton.
SANDHILLS LANE: A5055 closed both ways between Half Crown Street and Dunes Way because of roadworks and bridge maintenance work.
Down to ten men and playing uphill in the second half Crown were facing a team that had been given a good talking to during the break.
I didn't really want to pay the half crown joining fee - but once I did I was a member for the next 74 years.
On the day, before the coaches arrived, the club committeemen would hand out a shiny half crown (13p) to each of the children.
Known as LFIVE, phase three on Half Crown Street consists of 24,000 sq ft of selfcontained industrial space incorporating 3,300 sq ft of offices at first floor level and is due to be completed in December.
Mike put a deposit of a half crown on it and told Con that he might be able to afford the balance after the Christmas holidays.
Enough of drug abuse that pollutes the lives of young people, enough of loyalism which owes its allegiance to the half crown rather than the communities it claims to defend and represent.
He said: "I use a Queen Victoria half crown dating from 1898.