1929 Mercury Dime

Last updated: June, 16 2023

CoinTrackers.com estimates the value of a 1929 Mercury Dime in average condition to be worth $3.00, while one in mint state could be valued around $200.00.

1929 Mercury Dime
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  • Year: 1929
  • Mint Mark: No mint mark
  • Type: Mercury Dime
  • Price: $3.00-$200.00+
  • Face Value: 0.10 USD
  • Produced: 25,970,000
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Silver Content: 90%
  • Silver Weight: .0723 oz.
  • Melt Value: $2.29

Notes: The (p) Philadelphia issued 1929 Mercury Dimes represent 71% of all the dimes issued this year. They are still valuable however. Their metal content alone is 90% silver. When buying or selling Mercury Dimes full bands are key. When buying or selling Mercury Dimes full bands are key.

How much is a 1929 Mercury Dime worth?

In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $3.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $200 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say Average Circulated, we mean in a similar condition to other coins circulated in 1929, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].

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Most Valuable

The most valuable Mercury Dime's. Prices listed are for MS-65 certified. Visit the link to learn more about each coin.

Image Year Mint Worth
Mercury Dime 1916 D $41k
Mercury Dime 1919 D $25k
Mercury Dime 1918 D $22k
Mercury Dime 1919 S $15k
Mercury Dime 1924 S $12k
Mercury Dime 1923 S $8k
Mercury Dime 1926 S $6k
Mercury Dime 1918 S $6k
Mercury Dime 1920 S $4k
Mercury Dime 1921 D $3.9k
Mercury Dime 1917 D $3.5k
Mercury Dime 1921 $3k
Mercury Dime 1925 D $2.8k
Mercury Dime 1920 D $2.3k
Mercury Dime 1931 S $2.3k
Mercury Dime 1925 S $2k
Mercury Dime 1928 D $1.8k
Mercury Dime 1928 S $1.8k
Mercury Dime 1926 D $1.8k
Mercury Dime 1924 D $1k
Mercury Dime 1917 S $1k
Mercury Dime 1918 $900
Mercury Dime 1919 $800
Mercury Dime 1939 S $600
Mercury Dime 1927 $530
Mercury Dime 1925 $525
Mercury Dime 1916 S $505
Mercury Dime 1924 $400
Mercury Dime 1920 $400
Mercury Dime 1935 D $350
Mercury Dime 1931 D $350
Mercury Dime 1929 S $350
Mercury Dime 1917 $350
Mercury Dime 1935 S $325
Mercury Dime 1930 $300
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1989 P $345.22
1989 $345,000
1989 D $345
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Are 1929 Mercury Dimes Silver?

Yes! Mercury Dime's produced in 1929 are 90% silver to be precise, and contain .0723 troy oz or 2.248 grams in total of .999 pure silver. Silver weight is measured in troy ounces. Troy ounces weigh about 2 grams more than the standard ounce. CoinTrackers has built a tool that will let you know if your coin is silver or not. The tool is called Is My Coin Silver?.

Numismatic vs Intrinsic Value:

This coin in poor condition is still worth $0.71 more than the intrinsic value from silver content of $2.29, this coin is thus more valuable to a collector than to a silver bug. Coins worth more to a collectors may be a better long term investment. If the metal prices drop you will still have a coin that a numismatic would want to buy.

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Current silver melt value* for a 1930 Mercury Dime is $2.29 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $31.64 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute silver melt value.

***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Prices represent past values fetched at online auctions, estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value. Call or visit your local coin dealer for more information.