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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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"Just give your half crown to the lad at the end there, and he'll give you the present.
Cherry Valley's Honey Roast Half Crown Duck combines these consumer insights--being developed with a subtle honey flavour and with each portion consisting of a delectable duck breast with the prime wing joint being the only bone content.
The old man never won anything worth shouting about, despite going through this ritual with a half crown bet every week for decades.
Things changed quite quickly after that, as we were able to borrow dad's car, so our evening spent with one of the many pretty girls there, didn't end with too much disappointment, especially as we'd spent so much time and effort trying to get acquainted, not to mention the half crown.
The school's badge is pictured right, and left is a half crown coin that paid for five school dinners
SANDHILLS LANE, SANDHILLS: closed in both directions between the Half Crown Street junction and the Dunes Way junction, because of roadworks and bridge maintenance work.
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.
This meant me signing on and picking up my weekly half crown at the Labour Exchange.
And the florin, the ten bob note and the half crown. Our coins have never been the same since we adopted the Napoleonic decimal system.