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1929 UK 6 Pence silver British coin pendant wedding good luck flowering rosettes rose floral bouquet England Great Britain tanner n001454

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United Kingdom 6 Pence { 1927-1936} 5S FEATURING front: three oak sprigs with six acorns aligned in a star back: uncrowned portrait of King George V left, legend around. Lettering: GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP: Translation: George the Fifth by the Grace of God King of all the Britains Defender of the Faith Emperor of India In Britain, there is a well-known tradition of the bride wearing "Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a silver sixpence in her shoe". A silver sixpence in the bride's shoe is a traditional good luck wedding gesture, and customarily it is the father of the bride who places the sixpence as a token of him wishing her prosperity, love and happiness in her marriage. They are also used as a good luck charm by Royal Air Force aircrew who have them sewn behind their wings or brevets, a custom dating back to the Second World War. • quantity 1 • demonetized {no longer in circulation} polished 50% Silver coin • diameter: 19.5 mm • weight: 2.83 g ***Choose from drop down menu *** {2.4 mm thick cords} 22" black cotton necklace 24" steel/nickel ball chain {lightweight 5 g} 1-1/8" silver color keychain with 30 mm ring {see last photo} ****If you need a shorter length black necklace please message me****

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