half crown

noun

: a British coin worth two shillings and sixpence used as legal tender until 1970

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1520, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of half crown was circa 1520

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“Half crown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20crown. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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