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
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.
They had been six weeks in New York, and neither of them had yet found a single job or earned a single halfpenny.Advertisement
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.
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.Advertisement
I gave the prisoner twopence halfpenny, which I had lost.