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Roosevelt Dimes (1946-1964) – Melt Values and Information

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Roosevelt Dimes (1946-1964) Silver Roosevelt Dimes were struck by the United States Mint less than a year after the death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt who is shown on the coin’s obverse. Shown on the reverse is a torch, olive branch, and oak branch.   The U.S. Mint was issuing Winged Liberty Head Dimes, also known as … Read more

Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)

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Mercury Dimes (1916-1945) Silver Mercury Dimes were introduced by the United States Mint in 1916 and were struck annually until 1945 (with the exception of three years). The silver coins are also known as Winged Liberty Head Dimes which is probably a more accurate title even if most coin enthusiasts do not routinely use it. … Read more

Barber Dimes (1892-1916)

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Barber Dimes (1892-1916) Silver Barber Dimes were struck by the United States Mint from 1892-1916. The silver dimes were named after the artist who created both their obverse and reverse imagery, Charles E. Barber who was chief engraver of the United States Mint from 1880 to 1918. Each Barber Dime is composed of 90% silver with 0.0723 … Read more

Jefferson Nickels (1942-1945)

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Jefferson Nickels (1942-1945) Wartime Jefferson Nickels were released by the United States Mint during the years of 1942-1945. Each has a composition of 56% copper, 9% manganese and 35% silver for a total silver weight of 0.05626 ounces. (Look to the right column to calculate coin melt values based on the latest price of the … Read more