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From: "Geoff Heath" <>
Subject: Re: [CHS] : Ancient Inventory (1611) - Lesson 2 = Money
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2005 09:42:54 -0000
> What did they call the coin which was half the value of a farthing?
Would it be an "even farther thing"?
I'm reminded of the time when the pound coin was introduced into the UK as a
replacement for the pound note. What would the new coin be called? A
"Thatcher" was suggested (Mrs T was then PM), because it was thick, brassy,
and thought it was a sovereign.
Mellor, Stockport, Cheshire, UK
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