Definitions for "Half Dime"
Keywords:  cent, silver, disme, coin, dime
a U. S. silver five-cent coin, issued from 1794 to 1873
A U.S. coin with a face value of 5 cents issued with dates between 1794 and 1873; originally called a half disme
A U.S. silver coin minted from 1794 through 1873 (five cents).