Lend Me Five Shillings Posted by Simon Wintle October 14, 2017 at 05:37pm Tweet Country of Origin: UK Keywords: jaques victoriana “Lend Me Five Shillings” or “Her Majesty’s Privy Purse”, a merry game by John Jaques & Son, c.1875. See the Rules► Above: Lend Me Five Shillings; or, Her Majesty’s Privy Purse by John Jaques & Son, c.1875. Two missing cards have been faked. The reverse is plain blue. Images courtesy Rex Pitts.