90% Silver dimes have a melt value of $1.6051 this price is live and prices are updated every 15 minutes when the silver market is open. The current spot price of silver is $22.20 per troy ounce.
A: Coins minted before 1964 in the United States cointain (90%) .0723 oz of silver. Only dimes minted as silver proofs contain 90% silver. There are instances of 1966 and 1966 silver dimes being accidentally minted on silver planchets, but that's a story for another day.
A: In terms of silver content the dime is worth $1.6051. In terms of collectability the coin is worth up to $10. Read more...
A: 2.70 grams (0.095 ounces) and was composed of 89.25% silver and 10.75% copper. Non silver dimes weigh just 2.268 grams / 0.080 ounces. Read more...
A: 12 silver dimes weigh a little more than one troy ounce. There are 31.10 grams in a troy ounce of silver. Silver dimes weight 2.268g - 31.10 divided by 2.268g is 11.6. This means you need 12 silver dimes to make a troy oz of silver. 12 silver dimes is worth just over $22.20.
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