All pre-1965 US quarters and dimes are 90% silver.
Not US quarters. 1965 was the first year that the US struck quarters and dimes in copper-nickel.
All US dimes made before 1965 are silver and are worth at least $1.25.
For cents, nickels, dimes, and quarters: unless there is something special about it, it will be worth face value. 1965 half dollars are 40% silver so they're worth about $2.50 as of early 2009.
Silver dimes are worth about $2.50 in US dollars. This is about. 2.49 Canadian dollars. Silver quarters are worth about $5. This is about $4.98 Canadian dollars.
The first US sandwich coins were the 1965 dimes & quarters.
US dimes and quarters (along with half dollars and dollar coins) dated 1964 and earlier are made out of 90% silver and 10% copper.
Pre-1964 US dimes have collectible and silver values. 1965 to date are 10 cents.
US dimes minted before 1965 are currently worth at least $2 for their silver content.
US dimes from 1965 to date are copper-nickel not silver. The coin is face value.
Dimes dated 1964 are made of 90% silver and are worth about $1.35. Dimes dated 1965 are made of copper-nickel and are worth 10 cents.
No, other than silver dimes/quarters created for special collector sets, current dimes and quarters contain no silver and only contain copper and nickel.
1964 was the last for quarters and dimes
It depends entirely on what coins you use...for example you'll have more with dimes than with quarters.
For circulating US currency, half-dollars, quarters and dimes were last struck in 90% silver on coins dated 1964. Starting with coins dated 1965, dimes and quarters are copper-nickel. However, half-dollars dated 1965-1970 are 40% silver. Half-dollars dated 1971-present are copper-nickel.
Zero. Silver was removed from dimes and quarters starting in 1965, and replaced with copper-nickel. The only coins to have any silver during those years were half dollars, and they were debased to 40%.
It's currently worth about $2.30 for its silver content. 1964 was the last year for silver in US dimes and quarters.
US quarters minted before 1965 are 90% silver and worth several times face value. At present, a '61 quarter is worth a little over $5.
Modern (i.e. 1965 and later) US dimes weigh 2.27 gm each which is 0.08 oz. That means 200 dimes weigh about one US pound, so 10 lbs would be 2000 dimes or $20.
1964 and before, dimes were made out of 90 percent silver. The same went for quarters and half dollars. And then the us mint made half dollars from 1965-1969 40 percent silver.
You Should Have 200 Dimes Which Is $ 20.00 US
In the US, we use pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters.
First you have to know the dates of the coins. Dimes struck before 1965 weighed 2.5 gm; dimes dated 1965 and later weigh 2.268 gm. If you assume they're all post-1964, just get out your calculator and divide.
Since 1965, US quarters have been made of 91.67% copper and 8.33% nickel. Dimes and half dollars also have the same composition.
1964 for dimes and quarters, and half dollars with 90% silver. Halves from 1965-70 were still 40% silver.