I dare say that not a single soul in the world got the comfort of as much as a recovered threepenny bit
out of the estate.
There is bread and butter to begin with, of the size of a threepenny bit
; and cakes to end with, and they are so small that they have no crumbs.
It's a further erosion of our once proud and unique currency: a currency that boasted the farthing, threepenny bit
, half-crown and one pound note.
I am not sure if Hartlepool's Costa Coffee had change for a threepenny bit
, when some cast members of which ITV period drama recently returned to Hartlepool Marina for filming?
I still mourn the loss of the silver sixpence, the many-edged threepenny bit
and the farthing with the wren on the back.
THE PRODUCTION OF THE NEW PS1 COINS The new 12-sided pound coin, which resembles the old threepenny bit
, entered circulation in March and boasts new high-tech security features in a bid to thwart counterfeiters.
The new 12-sided pound coin, the shape of which resembles the old threepenny bit
, entered circulation in March and boasts new hi-tech security features to thwart counterfeiters.
The new 12-sided coin resembles the old 'threepenny bit
' and will be the world's most secure coin in circulation.
A Halfpenny B Farthing C Threepenny bit
D Sixpenny piece QUESTION 4 - for 4 points: Which tradesman accompanied the Walrus in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass?
Experts say the new version - bi-metallic like the PS2 coin and with 12-sides like the pre-decimal threepenny bit
- will be far harder to forge.
While the new coin, with a gold-coloured outer ring with a silver-coloured centre, will be reminiscent of the pre-decimalisation "threepenny bit
", it will incorporate cutting-edge security features to combat counterfeiters.