Half dollar


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Half dollar: Walking Liberty 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 Story's L. U. S. 2523, 4. Vide Money.

Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The mint stopped making the Kennedy half dollar for general circulation in 2001, but it has continued on as a collectible coin.
The man opened the box to find a grand total of one half dollar, the same coin he had deposited earlier.
The Buffalo nickel, 1913-1938; Mercury dime, 1916-1945; Standing Liberty quarter, 1916-1930; Walking Liberty half dollar, 1916-1947; and Peace dollar, 1921-1935, all belong to a unique era.
Last year, Massey Knakal Realty Services reported that during the first half of 2013, the dollar volume in northern Manhattan was about $546 million, the highest first half dollar volume in northern Manhattan since 2007 and up 8.5 percent since 2012.
The coin will come in $5, $1 and half dollar denominations and will feature a baseball on one side and a baseball glove on the other.
Roberts told (http://tmz.com/#Article/2014/02/23/jake-the-snake-roberts-cancer-tumor-knee-surgery) TMZ that he noticed a tumor behind his knee the size of a half dollar in January so he had it tested in February.
For his part, chairman and chief executive officer Howard Levine emphasized the momentum developed in the first half "despite an ambitious investment agenda and increasing pressure from rising commodities," and noted that in the second half Dollar General expects to open between 150 and 160 new stores and close around 40, resulting in square footage growth of around 3% for the year.
A rock the size of a half dollar entered through his left eye socket and lodged in the back of his brain.
A half dollar and a nickel add up to two-inch pipe.
Slim Shady himself and Dr Dre are the executive producers wasting their time on this big-selling but half-baked half dollar. PCKEITH SWEAT Live (Elektra) IF old school soul, Philly flourishes and late-night love does it for you, then Keith Sweat's your man.
That figure marks the highest first half dollar volume since 2007, when it was $36 billion (which included a $7 billion Equity Office/Macklowe portfolio, the report points out).
For the first half Dollar General reported a 57% increase in net income to $277.2 million.