1923: nickel and birth-year.

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Re: 1923: nickel and birth-year.

Beitrag von Mynter » Di 13.11.18 08:32

villa66 hat geschrieben:Weddings, it turns out, are real time-takers, even for innocent bystanders. My middle daughter--married last weekend--is now in Miami waiting for the cruise ship that will take her and her new husband to the Bahamas.

Hope for a coin!

The sixpence in her shoe was Victorian, from 1888.

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Congratulations with the happy couple !
Perhaps you could hope for a nice set of Bahama- coins , containing not less than 3 Crown- sized coins ?
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Re: 1923: nickel and birth-year.

Beitrag von villa66 » Mi 14.11.18 08:16

Nice set! If only....

But beautiful young people need bright scarves, bracelets, sunglasses and souvenir coffee mugs for the old folks back home. So I'm hoping for maybe an unnoticed 10- or 25-cent piece from pocket change.

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Hey, when I was reading up on the wedding sixpence in the shoe etc., I noticed a mention of a similar custom in Sweden. A particular coin used by the Swedes was not mentioned, so I was left to wonder--is there a particular coin Swedes use as a wedding talisman?

And thanks for the congratulations on the wedding--my mind is still crowded with pretty pictures.

:D v.

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Re: 1923: nickel and birth-year.

Beitrag von sigistenz » Mi 14.11.18 13:27

villa66 hat geschrieben: Hey, when I was reading up on the wedding sixpence in the shoe etc., I noticed a mention of a similar custom in Sweden. A particular coin used by the Swedes was not mentioned, so I was left to wonder--is there a particular coin Swedes use as a wedding talisman?
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Plate money? :mrgreen:
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Re: 1923: nickel and birth-year.

Beitrag von villa66 » Do 15.11.18 06:54

sigistenz hat geschrieben:
villa66 hat geschrieben: Hey, when I was reading up on the wedding sixpence in the shoe etc., I noticed a mention of a similar custom in Sweden. A particular coin used by the Swedes was not mentioned, so I was left to wonder--is there a particular coin Swedes use as a wedding talisman?
:D v.
Plate money? :mrgreen:
I've laughed about this on and off all day....

:D v.

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