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Higher Dime Values


Dime values for coins dated 1964 or earlier have the current silver price as their base value. At over $37.83 per ounce, all silver dimes are worth at least $2.57 each.
Uncirculated Bust Dime, Seated Liberty, Barber, Mercury and Roosevelt Dimes
However, the odds are great some of your old dimes have a higher value, hopefully much higher.
Minted since 1796 there are many rare dates, mint marks and scarce dime varieties for you to discover in your box. These old dime values often reach into the hundreds of dollars.
Also, don't overlook the condition of your coins, see more about the importance of condition and "Grading" below.
Bring these treasures to the desk and spread them out. Match your coins to the images and links below.
All dates and mint marks with their locations are listed. The valuable varieties and how to identify them are detailed. Quickly discover how much your coins are worth.
The Valuable and Collectible Bust Dime

Historically important and rare. Turn up one of these in your group and you hold a coin any collector desires. With a $21 minimum value that quickly vaults into the hundreds depending on date and condition. Handle your coin gently and compare to the grading images and value chart.
Old Dimes | Value Increasing

A stately design admired by avid collectors. Maintaining constant demand and solid values for these old dimes. With numerous rare dates and varieties, compare your coins to the value chart. As always, better condition coins are worth large premiums.
Valuable Barber Dimes

All Barber Dimes are worth at least $3. Don't settle for this minimum value, double check your coins. Over half the dates and mint marks are worth substantially more. The ultimate find is the 1895-O, easily a $250 coin.
Mercury Dime Values on the Rise

One of the most popular and widely collected coins today. Rare and valuable dates are scattered through the series. A key element, the condition of your coin, is a major driving force to value. Compare your coins to the grading images, determine their condition and check the value or your Mercury Dimes.
Silver Roosevelt Dime

Most dates and mint marks are tied to the value of silver, each worth $2.57. However, there are a few exceptions. The silver issues of 1946-1964 are slowly maturing and beginning to gain in value. Affordable to collect, the value is in Uncirculated coins. One strategy is to hold them for their silver content and save them for the future.