How much is a 1965 silver US dime worth?

1965 Silver Dime

Coin: 1965 Silver Dime

Estimated Value: $9000+

Background: The official production of silver dimes were discontinued in 1964.

Beginning in 1965 dimes were made out of copper and nickel. A silver 1965 dime is a mistake (and a rare one).

Only a few have been found, but more are believed to still be in circulation.

How to spot it: The silver coin has a silver edge; the common copper/nickel coin has a strip of brown around the edge.

A silver dime weighs 2.50 grams, while a copper/nickel dime weighs 2.27 grams