Crown piece

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.
See in the Vocabulary.

See also: Crown

References in classic literature ?
A crown piece in advance, for the sake of old times
I'd have given a crown piece out of my pocket," said Mrs.
A VERY stout, puffy man, in buckskins and Hessian boots, with several immense neckcloths that rose almost to his nose, with a red striped waistcoat and an apple green coat with steel buttons almost as large as crown pieces (it was the morning costume of a dandy or blood of those days) was reading the paper by the fire when the two girls entered, and bounced off his arm-chair, and blushed excessively, and hid his entire face almost in his neckcloths at this apparition.
Q My aunt gave me a crown piece marking the Festival of Britain in 1951, which she got from London.