A coin that is thicker than a normal issue, made as a collector's item.
- ‘Add this Silver Piedfort 1989 Pound to your collection, there are very few collectors who can own one.’
- ‘Royal Mint Piedfort coins have understandably become some of the most eagerly awaited issues of any year, since the first was released in 1982.’
- ‘Double thickness and double weight, Piedfort coins are very rare and hardly ever offered to the general public.’
From French pied ‘foot’ + fort ‘strong’.
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