The initial charges related to an incident while he was in charge of Inverness Caledonian Thistle but the fine has now been removed, with Butcher simply to serve a one-match ban with the other match suspended until the end of the season.
The Hibs manager would later state that "common sense prevailed" before alighting on a lighter theme. "I can buy [wife] Rita a better Christmas present - Rita will be delighted with the result," he said.
James Collins was already revelling in his manager's suggestion that he can become as great a goal threat as Inverness' Billy McKay, who has scored 15 times this season. "If I am doing as half as well as he is then I will be a happy man," said the Hibs striker.