How many Mercury dimes make an ounce?

Answer Mercury dimes were first made in the United States in 1916 and were minted up until 1945. They weigh 2.5 grams each, the equivalent of .088 ounces. Therefore it takes 11.36 Mercury dimes to make an... Read More »

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How many silver dimes weigh one ounce?

Silver dimes issued from 1873 to 1964 weigh 2.5 grams each. It takes 11 1/3 of these dimes to equal an ounce. The silver dimes are composed of 90 percent silver and 10 percent copper. Dimes release... Read More »

The Value of Mercury Silver Dimes?

The Mercury dime features Liberty with a winged head on the front and a fasces and olive branch on the reverse. The coin was designed by Adolph Weinman and coined by the U.S. Mint from 1916 to 1945... Read More »

Are mercury dimes made of silver?

The U.S. Mint struck Mercury dimes between 1916 and 1945. The coins comprise 90 percent silver and 10 percent copper with a net weight of .072 oz. pure silver. They were minted in Denver, Philadelp... Read More »

Differences Between an Ounce and a Troy Ounce?

When weighing items, is an ounce or troy ounce used? "Webster's New World Finance and Investment Dictionary" says to use ounces to measure volume in pounds or cups. Use troy ounces to weigh precio... Read More »