Definition of Disme. Meaning of Disme. Synonyms of Disme

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Definition of Disme

Disme
Disme Disme, n. [OF. See Dime.] A tenth; a tenth part; a tithe. --Ayliffe.

Meaning of Disme from wikipedia

- coin cost 5.65 cents to produce. The word dime comes from the Old French disme (now dîme), meaning "tithe" or "tenth part", from the Latin decima [pars]...
- The 1792 half disme (pronounced "deem") is an American silver coin with a face value of five cents which was minted in 1792. Although it is subject to...
- The half dime, or half disme, was a silver coin, valued at five cents, formerly minted in the United States. Some numismatists consider the denomination...
- notation to the use of decimals to represent fractions. A French version, La Disme, was issued the same year by Stevin. Stevin introduced the decimal separator...
- dollar, or a cent), Half Dime (also known as a half disme) (five cents), Dime (also known as a disme) (10 cents), Quarter (25 cents), Half Dollar (50 cents)...
- base-unit of denomination in gold although, unlike "cent", "dime" (or "disme"), and "dollar", gold coins never specified their denomination in units...
- shall be expressed in dollars or units, dismes or tenths, cents or hundredths, and milles or thousandths, a disme being the tenth part of a dollar, a cent...
- States dollar Canceled denominations of United States currency Coins Half disme (1792) Half cent (1793–1857) Large cent (1793–1857) Two-cent piece (1864–1873)...
- coins for which no mint state specimens exist, such as the 1792 silver disme, and the 1802 Draped Bust (Heraldic Eagle reverse) silver half dime. Coin...
- Source: Silver center cent (1792) Chain cent (1793) Wreath cent (1793) Half disme (1792) Half dime (1794–95) Half dollar (1794–95) Dollar (1794–95) Draped...
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