What does the word twopence mean?

Usage examples for twopence

  1. Now then, Jack, supposing it possible that Farmer Gripe may, under pain of being turned out of your cottage, have made you put your twopence a week into one of these banks, let us see what is the natural consequence of your so doing. – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
  2. Still, it is a wonder how he can keep them up on a shilling a day, and all but twopence of it deferred pay! – Sweethearts at Home by S. R. Crockett
  3. Meanwhile Private Cosh, the linguist of the platoon, proffers twopence, and says: " Doolay- ye unnerstand?" – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay