nine·​pence | \ British ˈnīnpən(t)s sometimes -īmp-, US " or -īnˌpen-\
plural ninepence or ninepences

Definition of ninepence

1 : the sum of nine pennies

Note: This term is usually used of British pennies.

2 : an old Irish shilling worth in England about nine British pennies
3 : the old Spanish real formerly worth in New England about 12¹/₂ cents

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