Jun 22, 2011 ... The rims on U.S. dimes, quarters, half dollars and some dollar coins are called
reeded edges. They've been on American currency almost since ...
Jun 1, 2000 ... 3 votes. Currently voted the best answer. The ridges on the sides of coins are
called reeding or milling. A dime has 118 such ridges.
Mar 16, 2011 ... The reeded edge on the modern dime --118 ridges to be exact-- harks back to the
reeding on gold and silver coins which discouraged ...
We wanted to know how many ridges were on items such as U.S. coins! We
learned that a U.S. dime has exactly 118 ridges all the way around and they are ...
Best Answer: Half dollars are not smooth around the edge. The previous person
must be either blind or have reallllly worn down half dollars. That person could ...
Katherine P. writes: I am wondering how many ridges the U.S. Quarter dollar, and
the U.S. dime have? Reeded edge coins have their origins in the days when ...
Apr 25, 2007 ... ... they stand for? What about a dime (118 ridges)? ... The number of ridges
doesn't by itself have any specific significance. We call that type of ...
Quarters and dimes have a “reeded” edge, while nickels and cents have a “plain”
... Reeded or ridged edges have been in use for a few centuries, and for many ...
the coin blank would flow “outward” into the grooves of the reeded collar die.
Why do some coins have grooves on the edges? And why are they there? The
dollar, half-dollar, quarter, and ten-cent coin denominations were originally ...
Sep 14, 2009 ... Ever wondered why the edges of quarters and dimes look different than ...
American coin (major or minor) and yet the ridges are still present.