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half crown

noun
1.
a former silver or cupronickel coin of Great Britain equal to two shillings and sixpence: use phased out after decimalization in 1971.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45
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British Dictionary definitions for half-crown

half-crown

noun
1.
a British silver or cupronickel coin worth two shillings and sixpence (now equivalent to 121/2p), taken out of circulation in 1970 Also called half-a-crown
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