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    Dimes Articles

    Liberty Seated Dimes (1837-1891)

    The Liberty Seated Dime was produced by the U.S. Mint for over half a century. These dimes were produced at several of the mint’s branches, including Philadelphia, San Francisco, New Orleans and Carson City. The coin’s obverse features the image of Liberty seated on a rock. Liberty is holding a shield with one hand while the…

    Mercury Dime (1916-1945)

    Mercury dimes are very popular ten-cent pieces produced by the United States Mint from 1916 to 1945. This dime is composed of 90 percent silver and 10 percent copper. The coin contains a total of just over .072 troy ounces of silver. The Mercury Dime is also commonly referred to as the Winged Liberty Head…

    Barber Dime (1892-1916)

    The Barber coinage consisted of dime, quarters and half-dollars. These coins were designed by United States Mint chief engraver Charles Barber and the dimes were minted from 1892 to 1916. Barber dimes are composed of 90 percent silver and 10 percent copper. By the late 1880s, there were increasing calls for the replacement of the…

    Roosevelt Dime (1946-1964)

    First produced in 1946, the Roosevelt Dime was an immediate hit in post-WWII America. Nowadays, the coins are valued due to their silver content, but are collected so long as they are in excellent condition. Thanks to these coins being minted not all that long ago, collectors have the luxury of being especially picky about the…