For the bride on her very special day. Present to her this lovely keepsake
card, containing a genuine vintage Irish copper-nickel Sixpence coin
from Ireland. Finding something old, something new, something borrowed,
something blue is fairly simple to do; but finding a silver sixpence for her
shoe can be much more difficult, since they have not been minted in over 45
Traditionally, a "silver" sixpence coin is given to the bride by her father
and mother, but can also be given by another close friend or relative, the maid
or matron of honor or a bridesmaid on her wedding day. As a good luck coin,
the sixpence is said to bring the bride and groom a wealth of happiness and
financial success. The coin is placed in the bride's left shoe before the
wedding ceremony then put away for safe keeping afterward.
This keepsake card cites the traditional Victorian wedding poem "Something
old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a silver
sixpence in her shoe," and explains briefly the history of the sixpence
coins and when they were made, in addition to the history of the silver
With this card shown, we will enclose a genuine **copper-nickel Irish sixpence
coin with a random year from 1942 - 1969. Please email us before paying for
your order if you would like a specific year.
The obverse side will have ERIE (Ireland) and a Irish Harp. The reverse side
will have the Irish Wolf-hound and "6d" and "reul" (sixpence).
Made from antique white card stock, complete with matching envelope
Card is tri-fold with custom graphics on all sides
Folded card dimensions: 7" H x 5" W
Professionally printed and die-cut for coin sleeve
Printed in the USA, designed and ed by eStore Emporium 2011
Genuine vintage nickel sixpence coin in fine to extremely fine condition
Archival quality one pocket plastic coin sleeve
Shipped promptly First Class USPS with tracking for only $2.19
international is more).
Additional cards purchased at the same time will be shipped FREE.
Note: We also offer a "silver" sixpence card version with a genuine silver
sixpence (.500 silver) coin and .925 sterling silver sixpence coin from Great
Britain and several other countries. See our other listings for those.None of
Ireland's sixpence coins (1928 - 1969) were made of silver. The older ones were
made of nickel and the newer ones of copper-nickel. All are silver in color
like a US nickel) and can be used as a wedding coin.
We hope you enjoy giving this lovely keepsake wedding card and lucky coin to
the bride on her special day and that she will cherish it always. This lovely
keepsake card and coin may also become a family heirloom at it passes from
generation to generation.
Be sure to check out our other items listed under Seller Info, See Other Items.
Payment: We now accept credit card payments through PayPal, as well as PayPal
at this time.Payment is expected within 3 days of the auction's close, unless
buyer contacts us with a reason for a delay. Please note: California sales
tax will be calculated upon checkout for CA buyers.
Shipping: We will ship this item in the US and international using USPS first
class within 1 business day of your cleared payment through PayPal (not
including weekends and holidays). International shipping cost is calculated,
and any and all extra fees are the responsibility of the buyer. If you need
faster delivery, then please allow for possible additional add-on rate. We do
our best to keep shipping rates as low as possible. We will be happy to
combine orders for multiple purchases within 3 days, as long as you let us know
ahead of time, to save on shipping costs.
Returns: We will accept return of this item if it is returned within 30 days
in the same condition as it was sent. If we made an error with your order, you
can return the item for a full refund. If you would like to return the item for
a separate reason, you can return the item within 30 days, and we will refund
your payment minus shipping cost.
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