half-crown definition

  • noun:
    • A coin previously used in Great Britain, well worth two shillings and sixpence.
    • A pre-decimal coin found in Britain and Ireland, today obsolete, equivalent to two shillings and six pence
    • An English silver coin of half the value of the crown — that is, 2s. 6d. It has been current since the time of Edward VI.
    • A gold money well worth 2s. 6d., previously present in The united kingdomt, and initially given by Henry VIII.

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