fractional currency


fractional currency

noun

Definition of FRACTIONAL CURRENCY

1
:  paper money in denominations of less than one dollar issued by the United States 1863–76
2
:  currency in denominations less than the basic monetary unit

First Known Use of FRACTIONAL CURRENCY

1862

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