According to the author in his book. DIME (French, dixieme, Latin, decimus, tenth), the term for the tenth part of a dollar or ten-cent piece in the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, April 2, 1792. The first dime was coined in 1796. The denomination One Dime has a French root from dixieme to disme (used on the U.S. pattern of 1792) to the tenth part of a dollar.
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