The difference is in emphasis; the first sentence is marked, emphasis lies strongly on cents - the second one is unmarked.Die Cents zählt er nicht.
Er zählt nicht die Cents.
Comes with the territorysentence structure in german will forever remain a mystery though.
I wouldn't say that it were grammatically wrong, but it certainly is not common at all to change word order in modern English (standard language or colloquial, doesn't matter really), general use of modern English mostly adheres to SVO order.The cents he did not count. Just a question: Is this correct and used in modern English?
(In this case, it showed the difference good.)