1927 Dime

A dime from 1927 can be worth $530.00 or more. Only dimes that are graded MS65 or higher can fetch this price. In fact most will only be worth $6.00. This same coin well worn beyond recognition is only worth $3.00. The exact price is fully dependent upon the grade. If you need more advanced pricing scroll down to the advanced price list section - Last updated: January, 14 2024


1927 Dime
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  • Year: 1927
  • Mint Mark: No mint mark
  • Type: Mercury Dime
  • Price: $3.00-$530.00+
  • Face Value: 0.10 USD
  • Produced: 28,080,000
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Silver Content: 90%
  • Silver Weight: .0723 oz.
  • Melt Value: $2.08





Notes: The United States Mercury dime was actually named the Winged Liberty dime. These are 90% silver. The (p) Philadelphia represents 77% of the silver dimes produced in 1927. When buying or selling Mercury Dimes full bands are key. (look at image below).

Mercury Dime FB
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Price Chart

Rates listed here refer to professionally graded and slabbed coins. If new to collecting the prices below might not make sense.


Pricing below is for Full Bands (FB) whenever possible as that is the gold standard for mint state 1927 mercury dimes.

  • Grade VG8 = $6-$10
  • Grade VF20 = $23-$38
  • Grade EF40 = $30-$50
  • Grade AU50 = $38-$63
  • Grade AU53 = $45-$75
  • Grade AU55 = $53-$88
  • Grade AU58 = $56-$94
  • Grade MS60 = $68-$100
  • Grade MS61 = $68-$113
  • Grade MS62 = $79-$131
  • Grade MS63 = $131-$219
  • Grade MS64 = $244-$406
  • Grade MS65 = $375-$625
  • Grade MS66 = $638-$1,063
  • Grade MS67 = $2,625-$4,375


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How much is a 1927 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 $530 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 1927, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].


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Use the handy-dandy calculator below to find the real value of any mercury dime in your collection.


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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
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1989 P $345.22
1989 $345,000
1989 D $345
Image Name Mint Worth

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Are 1927 Dimes Silver?

Yes! Mercury Dime's produced in 1927 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 $0.92 more than the intrinsic value from silver content of $2.08, 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.

Want more info? Then read Coin Collecting Investment an article that details the benifits of coin collecting as a way to build wealth. Also learn how to properly store your coins.

Current silver melt value* for a 1930 S Mercury Dime is $2.08 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $28.80 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.

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