What does the word penny mean?

Usage examples for penny

  1. And now, and now, I haven't a penny in the world, and, O, I don't know what to do. – If by Lord Dunsany [Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron]
  2. What penny of it was mine? – The Finer Grain by Henry James
  3. No wonder they sell them at twelve a penny. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore