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US Coins in Circulation
  Coin Composition Weight Cost to Produce
Cent 2.5% Copper, 97.5% Zinc 2.5 g 2.41 cents
Nickel 25% Nickel, 75% Copper 5 g 11.18 cents
Dime 8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper 2.268 g 5.65 cents
Quarter 8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper 5.67 g 11.14 cents
Half Dollar 8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper 11.34 g N/A
Susan B Anthony Dollar 12.5% Nickel, 87.5% Copper 8.1 g N/A
$1 Coin 88.5% Copper, 6% Zinc, 3.5% Manganese, 2% Nickel 8.1 g 18.03 cents

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The dime, in U.S. usage, is a ten-cent coin, one tenth of a United States dollar, labeled formally .... The New Orleans Mint also made the Seated Liberty Dime in this year, but only in the Small Date variety. Thirteen stars (symbolizing the 13 ...

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Dimes are made out of an alloy (a mixture of metals) of 91.67 percent copper and 8.33 percent nickel (before 1965, the dime was made out of silver). The dime ...

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Dime. Worth 10 cents. It is made of a nickel and copper blend. It is smaller than a penny or a nickel. It has Franklin D. Roosevelt on the front and a torch on the ...

www.usmint.gov/kids/coinNews/circulating/10centCoin.html

The ten-cent coin is the smallest, thinnest coin we use today. It is also the first made by the United States Mint, if you count borrowed coin-making machines.

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UNITED STATES TEN CENTS OR DIME ... Dimes were made of a "clad" composition consisting of alloys of Copper and Nickel over a pure copper center.

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Oct 21, 2015 ... You see, the half disme (pronounced like dime), as it was originally referred to, wasn't made of nickel. Like the ten-cent coin, the half dime was ...

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As of 2014, the dime is made out of a blend of metals called "clad." A copper center is sandwiched between two layers of a 75-percent copper and 25-percent  ...

www.coinflation.com/coins/1916-1945-Silver-Mercury-Dime-Value.html

Silver Mercury dime values are updated every minute with the live silver price at Coinflation. The numismatic and collectible value is also updated frequently to ...

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Jan 24, 2013 ... These silver-colored coins are the quarter, nickel and dime coins, made using copper-nickel combination. In the past, only the faces of the coins ...