The smallest silver coin denomination in US history is the dime, or 10-cent piece. The US dime was authorized by the Coinage Act of 1792, an act that also established the United States Mint, and the coin has been in production ever since. Up until 1965, all US dimes produced for circulation in the United States had 90% silver. Remaining specimens make a great option for first-time silver buyers and those looking to buy silver affordably to expand physical holdings. Right now, 90% Silver Dimes are available to purchase online from JM Bullion in $1 Face Value allotments.
- Arrives inside of a protective bag of 10 coins!
- Date marks available from 1837 to 1964!
- Contains .715 Troy oz of actual silver content.
- Bears a face value of $.10 (USD) per coin backed by the federal government.
- Obverse features images of Liberty or President Roosevelt.
- Reverse includes various possible designs based on national symbols.
- Please note you are likely to receive various different date marks in your roll.
Each of the $1 Face Value allotments of 90% Silver Dimes you purchase through this JM Bullion product listing ships to you with a bag of 10 US dimes. The coins in this listing come from a wide range of dates and could possibly include designs dating anywhere from 1796 to 1964. Given all these coins were once in circulation, the most likely designs youll receive come from the more recent design programs of the late-19th and early-20th centuries.
All of the US dimes in this listing will contain 90% silver content per coin, with a balance of 10% copper in each one. We cannot guarantee the designs or date marks you will receive. Your roll could contain all matching designs and date marks or an assortment of various different designs and dates.
In 1964, the US Mint released silver coins with 90% silver content for the last time in its history. The price of silver had risen to the point where the silver in the circulation coins far exceeded the face value of the coins.
Obverse designs available on 90% Silver Dimes have traditionally featured an image of Liberty. In fact, from 1796 to 1945, Liberty was depicted on the obverse in design series that included Draped Bust, Capped Bust, Seated Liberty, and the Mercury Dime, officially known as the Winged Liberty dime. Since 1946, President Franklin D. Roosevelt has graced the obverse of the dime.
Reverse images throughout the history of the US dime have varied significantly. Most of the coins focus on providing only the denomination on the reverse, while more recent coins such as the Mercury Dime and Roosevelt Dime offer different images. The Mercury Dime, for example, featured a Roman fasces with an olive branch wrapped around it.
If you have any questions about this listing, please feel free to contact JM Bullion. Our customer service team is available at 800-276-6508, online using our live chat, and via our email address.