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The humble ‘billy tin’ – an Aussie saviour

August 4, 2014 in Australian Coins, Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Perth Mint, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By Blog Team (Perth Mint)

A quintessential item of the Australian bush, the billy tin, billy can or plain billy, is a metal cooking pot with a lid and wire handle used on the campfire, especially for making tea.Contrary to one popularly held belief, the name has nothing to do with the Aboriginal word ‘billabong’ Full article at the source>

Source: Perth Mint Blog

Category: Silver, Silver Coins, War (Military)

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