Definition of HALF DOLLAR


HALF DOLLAR

money. A silver coin of the United States of the value of
fifty cents. It weighs two hundred and six and one-fourth grains. Of one
thousand parts, nine hundred are of pure silver, and one hundred of alloy.
Act of January 18, 1837, S. 8 and 9, 4 Sharsw. cont. of Storys L. U. S.
2523, 4. Vide Money.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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