The 1920 Mercury dimes have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1920 Dime

Specifications

Type: Mercury Dime
Year: 1920
Face Value: $0.10
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: 2.25 grams
Total Weight: 2.5 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $1.27

Mercury dimes are also known as Winged Liberty Head dimes. The US minted the 1920 dime with no mint mark and also the 1920 D dime and 1920 S dime. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1920 Philadelphia 59,030,000
1920 D Denver 19,171,000
1920 S San Francisco 13,820,000

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $1.27 as of October 22, 2019. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $17.50 per ounce.

The 1920 dime with no mint mark is worth around $3 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $5. In extremely fine condition the value is around $8. In uncirculated condition the price is around $35 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $260.

The 1920 D dime is worth around $3 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $8 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $20. In uncirculated condition the price is around $145 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $775.

Lastly the 1920 S dime is worth around $3.25 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $8 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $18. In uncirculated condition the price is around $145 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $1,450.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1921 Dime
1919 Dime
1918 Dime