Identifying Silver Dimes
Do you want to know which dimes are silver? Identifying silver dimes may be easier than you think. We are going to teach you 2 basic rules to help you identify silver dimes. These are basic rules which are guidelines to help you in most coin sorting situations. Note: there are always exceptions to the rule…
What Years Of Dimes Are Silver?
Rule 1: 1964 and older dimes are 90% silver. Any United States dime made in 1964 or prior is 90% silver.
Silver Dimes Have No Copper
Rule 2: Silver coins have no copper. Look at the edge of the coin. If you see copper it is not silver. Note: the absence of copper does not always mean the coin is silver.
|Can you pick out the silver coins?|
|No copper in these dimes means 90% silver.|
|Cupro-Nickel on left, 90% Silver on Right
Examples Of Silver Dimes