tuppence

noun
tup·​pence | \ ˈtə-pən(t)s How to pronounce tuppence (audio) \

variant of

1 : the sum of two pennies

Note: Twopence is usually used of two British pennies.

2 plural twopence or twopences : a coin worth twopence

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