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PENNY. The name of an English coin of the value of one-twelfth part of a shilling. While the United States were colonies, each adopted a monetary system composed of pounds, shillings, and pence. The penny varied in value in the different colonies.

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The New Penny Farthing, next | | to the Royal Court theatre in Liverpool city centre
WinADay recently celebrated its sixth birthday by adding several new penny slots.
Children in the early part of the 20th Century would hang The ir stockings on their bed knobs to find an apple, an orange, nuts and hopefully a new penny in them on Christmas morning.
Last night, Doris explained how the 158-year-old paper, priced at 1d (less than half a new penny), came to be in her possession.
The carpet was removed in March and she hopes to have the new penny floor down by Memorial Day.
Sharp-eyed shop assistants, bus conductors and licensees took one look at the shiny 10 and five new penny pieces and refused to accept them.
Polls showed that 60 per cent of people opposed decimalisation, with the board also being forced to admit that one in four people still didn't know how much a new penny was worth.
Popular colors include Chartreuse, Fire Tiger, Green Back Pearl, New Penny and Rainbow Trout.
The Cefn Fforest lads came back to Redhill for their own club match on the new Penny's Pool where Steve Atkinson, from Cefn Hengoed, out fished his clubmates with 78lb 12oz of paste-tempted carp.
Her sweet vocals build up to a euphoric track that's as shiny as a new penny with a dancefriendly Euro-pop sound.
Scars remain but the new Penny has evolved: "My days had filled with small efforts sometimes wrenched from the deepest places of my soul but always guided and supported by God's hands." (October)
IMPORTANT sites in the new Penny Lane District remain empty after businesses were forced to close amid the recent credit crunch.

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