How much is a dime from 1916 worth?

Is the 1916 dime worth anything?

Minimum 1916 dime value is $2.21 for a coin in "good" condition, closely following its silver value. The Denver mint struck the least amount of dimes in 1916 and minted only the Mercury series, creating a rare dime in great demand by collectors. … Today's value of a well worn example is over $700.

How much is a 1916 D dime worth?

CoinTrackers.com has estimated the 1916 D Mercury Dime value at an average of $949.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth $41,000.

What is a 1916 D dime?

One of the 20th century's scarcest coins is the 1916-D Mercury Dime. It is rare in terms of supply and demand, rather than in pure dollars. While it is a valuable Mercury Dime, it is not considered a rare coin. However, there are not enough 1916-D coins to meet the demand from collectors and investors.

How can I tell if my 1916 D Mercury dime is real?

On this fake 1916-D dime, a number of tooling marks are visible near the foot of the L in LIBERTY. The largest of these lines are a sequence of raised concentric arcs that follow the circular shape of the coin. Radial marks extending inwards are also visible.

What dime is worth the most?

1975 No-S Roosevelt Dime The 1975 No-S proof Roosevelt dime is one of the most valuable of all modern coins. Just two known specimens exist. The most recent sale realized $456,000—nearly a half-million dollars. It's not hard to see why this coin is worth so much.

What years of Dimes are valuable?

What Are The Most Valuable Dimes, Generally?

  • 1921 Mercury dime — $55+
  • 1921-D Mercury dime — $70+
  • 1949 Roosevelt dime — $3+
  • 1949-D Roosevelt dime — $3+
  • 1949-S Roosevelt dime — $4+
  • 1950 Roosevelt dime — $3+
  • 1950-S Roosevelt dime — $3+
  • 1996-W Roosevelt dime — $10+

Why is the 1916 D Mercury dime?

The 1916-D Mercury dime actually had lower mintage than the 1909-S VDB Lincoln cent by a large margin. The reasons for the low 1916-D mintage are unknown. … While there was interest and some saving, it was not the sort of hoarding which would be seen in later years with the 1931-S Lincoln cent or 1950-D Jefferson nickel.

Where is the mint mark on a 1916 dime?

Mercury dime

Silver 0.07234 troy oz
Years of minting 1916–1945 for commerce, 2016 as a gold commemorative
Mint marks D, S, (2016 only) W. Located on reverse between letter "E" in "ONE" and the base of the olive branch. Philadelphia Mint specimens lack mint mark.
Obverse
Design A young Liberty, with winged cap

Where is the mint mark on a 1916 Barber Dime?

The US minted the 1916 Barber dime with no mint mark and also the 1916 S Barber dime. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the reverse side of the coin.

Where is the mint mark on a 1916 D Mercury dime?

Mercury dime

Mint marks D, S, (2016 only) W. Located on reverse between letter "E" in "ONE" and the base of the olive branch. Philadelphia Mint specimens lack mint mark.
Obverse
Design A young Liberty, with winged cap
Designer Adolph Weinman
Design date 1916

Where is the D on 1916 D Mercury dime?

Denver
1916-D · Mercury Dimes

Coin Date: 1916-D
Mint Location: Denver
Mintage: 264,000
Coinage Type: Winged liberty head (Mercury)
Coinage Years: 1916-1945

How do I know if my dime is worth money?

Most Roosevelt dimes from the 1946–1964 period are very common. Thus they are worth only their precious metal value if worn. In general, well-circulated Roosevelt dimes made before 1965 are worth between $1.25 and $2. Lightly worn examples of scarcer issues are worth significantly more.

What are rare dimes?

Winged Liberty Head dimes, also known as Mercury dimes, are highly scarce. They do, however, turn up from time to time in circulation. There are a few rare business strikes, such as the 1916-D, 1921, and 1921-D. There are also some other scarce varieties, including the 1942/1 and 1942/1-D overdates.

What’s the rarest dime?

The 1894-S Barber dime is a dime produced in the United States Barber coinage. It is one of the rarest and most highly prized United States coins for collectors, along with the 1804 dollar and the 1913 Liberty Head nickel. One was sold in 2005 for $1.3 million, and another for $1.9 million in 2007.

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