British ˈfīvpən(t)s or ˈfī(f)pə- or ˈfipə-,
US " or -īvˌpen-
plural fivepence also fivepences
: the sum of five pennies
usually used in reference to British pennies
The acid came in two two-pint bottles, and cost four shillings and fivepence.Ken Follett
: five U.S. cents
: a five-cent piece

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“Fivepence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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