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Galley Pence

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Genoese coin brought over by merchants (“galleymen”), who used the Galley Wharf, Thames Street. These pence, or rather halfpence, were larger than our own.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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