TIL that the half-penny was discontinued in 1857 when the U.S realized it was worth too little; however, when the half-penny was removed, it had more purchasing power than today’s dime.


GkdQ gRiaZrgavnQXPUYN7oq4o8MxgjuVHl0QrPfk3U TIL that the half penny was discontinued in 1857 when the U.S realized it was worth too little; however, when the half penny was removed, it had more purchasing power than today’s dime. submitted by /u/Dalekurnagu to r/todayilearned
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