- Old French. See dime. (Wiktionary)
“Nevertheless, the Birch cent shares a prestigious spot in the birth of U.S. coinage, along with the silver center cent, half disme, disme, and Eagle on Globe quarter, all highly interesting and historic issues from the first year the Mint was established.”
“The half disme is virtually a mirror image of the Birch cent, with Liberty facing left rather than right as on the cent.”
“The half disme and the Birch cent are definitely related and from the same engraver.”
“Simon Stevin (15481620) published La disme, introducing decimal fractions into arithmetic.”
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