The 1926 Mercury dimes have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1926 Dime

Specifications

Type: Mercury Dime
Year: 1926
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 1926 dime with no mint mark and also the 1926 D dime and 1926 S dime. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1926 Philadelphia 32,160,000
1926 D Denver 6,828,000
1926 S San Francisco 1,520,000

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 1926 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 $7. In uncirculated condition the price is around $25 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $250.

The 1926 D dime is worth around $3.25 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $10 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $28. In uncirculated condition the price is around $125 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $600.

Lastly the 1926 S dime is a key date and it's the most valuable series variety. This coin is worth around $13 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $60 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $250. In uncirculated condition the price is around $1,100 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $3,500.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1927 Dime
1925 Dime
1924 Dime