When Did They Stop Making Silver Dimes?

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The year that the United States stopped making silver dimes was 1965. The silver was removed after the Coinage Act of 1965 was passed. Modern dimes are mostly copper.
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1965. The last year for minting of 90% silver dimes, quarters and half-dollars was 1964. 1965 was the first year for clad coins.
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The last year dimes were minted using pure silver was 1964. They're now 91.67% copper & 8.33% nickel. kgb. report this answer. Updated on Wednesday, February 01 2012 at 04:33PM
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In the second half of the 20th century
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there was a sixty minutes that showed last night but they where talking about pennies and nickels there getting more expensive to print then there worth and where at one point thinking
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