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disme

(daɪm)

n.
a former U.S. 10-cent coin issued in 1792.
[earlier or archaized sp. of dime]
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The second was composed using data from federal institutions, including National Water Agency (ANA), the 8th District of Meteorology of the National Meteorological Institute (8th Disme / Inmet), Federal Universities (Federal University of Pelotas - UFPel and Federal University of Parana UFPR) and Embrapa (Embrapa Clima Temperado and Embrapa Trigo), and also stations of the National Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA) of Uruguay on the Brazil / Uruguay border (Wrege et al.
This volume details the history of specific US coins, tokens, and medals, such as the 1792 silver half disme, the 1857 flying eagle cent, the 1876-CC twenty-cent piece, the Erie Canal medal, the Carson City Morgan dollars, the 1794 silver dollar, and the 1933 double eagle, and collections, coin designers, Treasury officials, collectors, and other figures like Frank Gasparro, Louis E.
Another top seller in the sale of 94 lots was the 1792 Half Disme, which dates back to David Rittenhouse, the first director of the U.
The coin is also called a Half Disme and often referred to as The Floyd Starr Example.
The climatic data (temperature, rainfall, relative humidity, sunlight, wind directions and intensities) were obtained from "Estacao Climatologica Principal de Montes Claros do 5o DISME --INMET".
50 quarter eagles--and five silver coins ranging from the silver dollar to the half disme (five cents, abandoned in the 1870s in favor of the nickel).
This word was borrowed from medieval French dime or disme, with the same meaning.
La Disme de Penitanche, an octosyllabic poem of 3296 lines, has not been edited since 1874.
However, the very first coins issued in 1792 by the newly established mint --the silver center cent, Birch cent, half disme, and disme--reveal something of intentions.
In the Histoire Ancienne, however, Cain is reported to have chosen the worst sheaf as his offering: "Chayns, qui n'avoit voloir ne pensee a nulle droiture fere, quant il devoit son disme aportier, si eslisoit tote le pior garbe" ("Cain, who had no wish or thought to be just, when he had to bring his tithe, thus chose to take the worst sheaf" [87]).
A certified 1792 silver half disme graded MS-68 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) sold for $1,145,625, a 1793 Chain AMERICA large cent graded MS-65 BN (PCGS) (CAC) fetched a strong $998,750, and a 1794 Liberty Cap Cent with the Head of 1793 graded MS-64 BN (PCGS) (CAC) soared to $881,250 among many other notable and record prices.