The 1934 Mercury dimes have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.
Type: Mercury Dime
Face Value: $0.10
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .07234 oz.
Total Weight: 2.5 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $1.76
Mercury dimes are also known as Winged Liberty Head dimes. The US minted the 1934 dime with no mint mark and also the 1934 D dime. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the reverse side of the coin.
This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $1.76 as of September 29, 2020. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $24.36 per ounce.
The 1934 dime with no mint mark is worth around $3 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $3.25. 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 $50.
The 1934 D dime is worth around $3 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $8. In uncirculated condition the price is around $50 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $85.
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Very fine- Each of the diagonal bands are completely visible.
Extremely fine- There is only a small amount of wear on the diagonal bands. Liberty's braids and the hair before her ear are completely visible.
MS 60 uncirculated- There are no signs of wear. The coin has luster, but there may be a few stains, abrasions, or surface marks.
MS 65 gem uncirculated- There is strong luster and eye appeal. A few light contact marks may be present but they are barely noticeable.