|EDWARD VII SILVER TWOPENCE
|Edward VII silver twopennies where not intended for
circulation but were issued as a part of "maundy" money.
Maundy money where used traditionally by the Monarch to
distribute to the poor people in a parish.
The maundy sets consisted of a silver four pence, a silver
threepence, a silver twopence and a silver penny.
Traditionally the number of poor people given these sets
during a maundy ceremony was equal to the same years as
the sovereign's life .
A matt finish proof twopence was issued along with the
regular maundy twopence for 1902 only.
|Edward VII Silver Twopence
|Courtesy of CNG