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Lucky Sixpence

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Historically, the sixpence coin has been seen as a token of luck and good fortune for the recipient. Brides traditionally put a sixpence in their shoe on their Wedding Day, children would find the silver coin inside Christmas pudding etc.

The tradition of gifting a ‘lucky’ sixpence has had a bit of a revival, and the now popular notion of giving someone a personalised lucky coin has generated increasing interest in this simple, but meaningful tradition. Slim and light, it can be kept in a wallet or purse or in your home display.
Pre-circulated 1947-1967 coins are made of cupro-nickel, so the term ‘silver sixpence’ is for association/descriptive purposes only. All the coins are machine-tumbled to a bright, shiny finish.

All of the genuine sixpence coins are contained inside a 2 x 2 inch coin card and attached to a branded backing card with co-ordinating ribbon. On the reverse is printed a brief ‘History of a Sixpence’ text

They are packaged in clear, eco-friendly, biodegradable sleeves ~ all ready to gift!


Lucky Sixpence Graduation

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Send a fun little ‘Good Luck’ wish for a special Student who is graduating.

Full Details add to cart NZ$16.00

Lucky Sixpence Highland Coo

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LSCOO

If you adore Highland cows as much as we do, then you’ll love this newest addition to the herd……

Clara is our very own little coo and she is shown here in backgrounds depicting 4 different seasons of our Scottish weather. The printed text is:

“A Wee Heilan’ Coo, bringin’ luck tae you”

Full Details add to cart NZ$16.00

Lucky Sixpence Mum-to-be

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Features a sixpence coin in a little card with ‘Mum-to-be’ imprinted around the ‘baby bump’ design and finished with a cream ribbon.

Ideal as a little gift ~ slips easily inside a greetings card.

Full Details add to cart NZ$16.00

Lucky Sixpence New Baby

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Wish the new arrival lots of luck with this little ‘lucky’ silver sixpence card in a generic design

Measures 2″ x 2″ and is imprinted with the text ‘Baby’s Lucky Sixpence’ * and finished with a cream ribbon

There are images of hearts, pins, dummies, rattle then finished with a cream ribbon.

Ideal as a little ‘welcome’ gift ~ slips easily inside a greetings card

Full Details add to cart NZ$16.00

Lucky Sixpence Saltire

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Popular for St. Andrew’s Day as well as all year round. 

Printed with the text ~

‘A Lucky Souvenir from Scotland’ *

Finished with a royal blue ribbon

Full Details add to cart NZ$16.00

Lucky Sixpence Special Boy at Christmas

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Such a cute little stocking filler for that special boy at Christmas and something for him to keep forever!

Features images of a candy cane, teddy, Santa, stocking and some sports balls/boots with a background of red hearts & snowflakes.

The text reads ~

‘To a Special Boy at Christmas’

Full Details add to cart NZ$16.00

Lucky Sixpence Special Girl at Christmas

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This cute little lucky sixpence is perfect for wishing good luck and prosperity to a special girl at Christmas. Features images of a candy cane, teddy, penguin, toy sack and red ribbon, with a background of little red hearts & snowflakes.
Text reads ~

‘For a Special Girl at Christmas’

Finished with a red ribbon.

Full Details add to cart NZ$16.00
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