Origin of half cent
Examples from the Web for half cent
Or forty postmarks for a half-cent of any date earlier than 1857.
A professor whom I met in Lausanne informed me that it now cost only a half-cent a pound.The Spell of Switzerland|Nathan Haskell Dole
Only mos' prob'ly Victoria she'd insist on a half-cent limit.The Virginian|Owen Wister
"It saves the half-cent charged for service," answered the maid.Abroad with the Jimmies|Lilian Bell
Since we do not have either a half-cent or a 2-cent coin, it has been necessary to substitute postage stamps.The Measurement of Intelligence|Lewis Madison Terman