Simply because one word won't do…

B-word: bits

  • Sixpenny Bits


    Sixpenny bits

    DALL·E wanted to confirm it knew what I was asking for

    Sixpenny bits, also known as sixpences, were British coins that were in circulation from the 16th century until 1980. They were valued at six pence, which was a small but significant amount for many centuries. The sixpence was made of silver until 1947, after which it was made from a cupro-nickel alloy. It was a popular coin for various traditions, including being put into Christmas puddings and given as a symbol of good luck for brides on their wedding day. The coin features various designs over its history, including different monarchs’ portraits. Its small size and rich history make it a favorite among coin collectors.

    Prompt that worked

    generate an image featuring at least two sixpenny bits

    Revised prompt

    A detailed and realistic image featuring at least two British sixpence coins (sixpenny bits) lying on an antique wooden table. The coins should be clearly visible, showcasing their unique designs, including the portrait of a monarch on one side and a specific emblem or coat of arms on the other side. The wooden table should have a rich, dark patina, indicating its age and adding a vintage feel to the scene. The lighting should be soft and warm, enhancing the details on the coins and creating a cozy, historical atmosphere.


    • DALL-E didn’t have problems generating an image for thrupenny bits.
    • It hasn’t learnt cockney rhyming slang yet.
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    Last updated:

    5th April 2024