An anna is a penny, and that little coin like a threepenny bit is a two-anna bit.
There were nine half-pennies, three pennies, a threepenny bit and a sixpence.
Thomas Chadwick might have flung the threepenny bit into the road.
But catch him asking the loan of a threepenny bit of any man!
He was a good-natured and honest man, though he did take bribes--from a threepenny bit up to a crown piece inclusive.
In the second place, that envelope was sealed, apparently with a threepenny bit.
A gentleman told us he once found a threepenny bit on the road near a village where he happened to be staying at the inn.
If she had given me the ten shillings' worth of silver, I suppose I should have saved the threepenny bit!
Miss Deyncourt, can I accommodate you with a threepenny bit?
I split its tongue with a threepenny bit the way it would talk, but devil the word it ever said for me.