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What’s In A Dime?

Dateline January 9, 2016: What’s in a dime? Or, more precisely, what’s a dime worth? What’s in a dime?:  It depends on the dime. Common Modern American Dimes Since 1965, all US dimes are made of a cheap alloy that contains no silver. These dimes consist of 91.67% copper, 8.33% nickel and weigh 2.268 grams. According to Coinflation,… Read More »