Halfpenny sentence example
- Before silver coinage was introduced (269 B.C.) the value of the as was about 6d., in the time of Cicero less than a halfpenny.
- When published for the first time, the eight page newspaper cost only halfpenny.
- Our coin shows a halfpenny which were only issued with the bare head design.
- In 1908 an Income Tax and a Land Tax Act was passed; the land tax being a halfpenny in the £ " on the aggregate unimproved value " - it brought in £30,000 in 1908-1909.
- This seminary was, however, closed in about six months, and on the 2nd of March 1736/7 both Johnson and Garrick left Lichfield for London - Johnson, as he afterwards said, " with twopence halfpenny in his pocket," and Garrick " with three-halfpence in his."Advertisement
- Calculating roundly a cent as equal to a halfpenny, and eight bushels to the quarter, the above would appear in English currency as follows: Chicago to New York in Shillings and Pence per Quarter.
- But even fourteen halfpenny buns with A. P. on them in pink sugar do not of themselves make a very grand celebration.
- She did not know that he had only a halfpenny in his pockets out of the pension money.
- It took months, as we only got a halfpenny, sometimes a penny, a week.
- Playing method is either to toss the coins onto the board from an agreed distance or play it similar to shove halfpenny.Advertisement
- They had been six weeks in New York, and neither of them had yet found a single job or earned a single halfpenny.
- The old halfpenny was demonetised on 1st August 1969.
- A tea shop menu lists tea at 3d per cup or 4d per pot (per person) with scones at a penny halfpenny.
- This picture shows a copper halfpenny of William III, struck about 1699.
- The value of a piastre is about two pence halfpenny.Advertisement
- A halfpenny was expected from every one to whom these were exhibited, and bad luck was thought to menace the household not visited by the doll-bearers before Christmas Eve at the latest.
- I gave the prisoner twopence halfpenny, which I had lost.