What does the word sixpence mean?

Usage examples for sixpence

  1. And here is a bright sixpence, because you have managed the blowing so well. – The Rosary by Florence L. Barclay
  2. In January, 1816, a quarter of wheat cost fifty- two shillings and sixpence. – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease
  3. So he opened the window a little way and held out the sixpence and the bread and butter with jam on it to the person outside. – The Old Man's Bag by T. W. H. Crosland