United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/2nd Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 2

United States Statutes at Large, Volume 1
United States Congress
Public Acts of the Second Congress, 2nd Session, Chapter 2

Jan. 14, 1793
Chap. II.—An Act to amend an act intituled “An act establishing a Mint, and regulating the coins of the United States,” so far as respects the coinage of copper.

Act of April 2, 1792, ch. 16.
Contents of cents and half cents.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That every cent shall contain two hundred and eight grains of copper, and every half cent shall contain one hundred and four grains of copper; and that so much of the act, intituled “An act establishing a mint, and regulating the coins of the United States,” as respects the weight of cents and half cents, shall be, and the same is hereby repealed.

Approved, January 14, 1793.