Meaning of Piedfort in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpjeɪfɔːt/


  • A coin that is thicker than a normal issue, made as a collector's item.

    ‘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.’
    • ‘Add this Silver Piedfort 1989 Pound to your collection, there are very few collectors who can own one.’


From French pied ‘foot’ + fort ‘strong’.