Bit (money)

Bit (money)

The word bit is a colloquial expression referring to specific coins in various coinages throughout the world. In the United States, the bit is equal to 1/8th of a dollar or 12.5 cents.

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Bit (money) - Danish West Indies
... to 1917, the Danish West Indies used stamps denominated in bitsand francs with 100 bitsto the franc the lowest value was five bits ...

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