Definition of HALF CENT


HALF CENT

money. A copper coin of the United States, of the value
of one
two-hundredth part of a dollar, or five mills. It weighs eighty-four
grains. Act of January 18, 1837, s. 12, 4 Sharswoods cont. of Storys L.
U. S. 2523, 4. Vide Money.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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