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Piedfort

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Pronunciation: /ˈpjeɪfɔːt
 
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Definition of Piedfort in English:

noun

A coin that is thicker than a normal issue, made as a collector’s item.
Example sentences
  • Royal Mint Piedfort coins have understandably become some of the most eagerly awaited issues of any year, since the first was released in 1982.
  • Double thickness and double weight, Piedfort coins are very rare and hardly ever offered to the general public.
  • Add this Silver Piedfort 1989 Pound to your collection, there are very few collectors who can own one.

Origin

from French pied 'foot' + fort 'strong'.

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