Meaning of hog money in English:

hog money

Pronunciation /ˈhɒɡ ˌmʌni/

noun

historical
  • A currency circulated in the Somers Isles (now Bermuda) for a short period at the beginning of the 17th century, consisting of copper coins bearing a depiction of a hog.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Smith. From hog + money.