The dime, in United States usage, is a ten-cent coin (10¢), one tenth of a United States dollar, labelled formally as "one dime". After the half dime became five cents in 1873, the dime is now the only United States coin in general circulation that is not denominated in terms of dollars or cents.
The denomination exists since the introduction of US currency. It was initially a larger silver coin, then a smaller coin which went through several transformations of the design, the last of which was the Mercury Dime (1916 - 1945).
The Roosevelt Dime was introduced as a silver coin in 1946, shortly after the death of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States, and features his portrait on the obverse. Designed by John R. Sinnock. The reverse shows a torch in the centre, representing liberty, flanked by an olive sprig representing peace, and one of oak symbolising strength and independence; the design as a whole is symbolic of the victorious end of World War II.
In 1965 the denomination was debased to its current composition while retaining the same design; the coin has an outer layer of Copper-Nickel (75% copper and 25% nickel) bonded to an inner core of pure nickel, to a total of 91.67% copper and 8.33% nickel. It has been issued with no change ever since. Dimes issued in 2016 have now been in circulation for only five years.
|Variety||Proof, San Francisco Mint|
|Mintage||Issued: 655,171 (included in total)|
|Variety||Silver Proof, San Francisco Mint|
2.5 g of 90% silver.
|Coin Name||Mintage||Symbol or Portrait||Legend|
|One Dime 2008 Roosevelt||1,053,396,602||Franklin Roosevelt||LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 2008|
|One Dime 2009 Roosevelt||149,051,730||Franklin Roosevelt||LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 2009|
|One Dime 2010 Roosevelt||1,121,271,609||Franklin Roosevelt||LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 2010|
|One Dime 2011 Roosevelt||1,503,098,835||Franklin Roosevelt||LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 2011|
|One Dime 2012 Roosevelt||1,059,294,002||Franklin Roosevelt||LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 2012|
|One Dime 2013 Roosevelt||2,112,854,785||Franklin Roosevelt||LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 2013|
|One Dime 2014 Roosevelt||2,303,260,876||Franklin Roosevelt||LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 2014|
|One Dime 2015 Roosevelt||3,041,721,952||Franklin Roosevelt||LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 2015|
|One Dime 2016 Roosevelt||2,954,655,171||Franklin Roosevelt||LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 2016|
|One Dime 2017 Roosevelt||2,728,846,384||Franklin Roosevelt||LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 2017|
|One Dime 2018 Roosevelt||2,199,535,221||Franklin Roosevelt||LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 2018|
|One Dime 2019 Roosevelt||2,149,606,274||Franklin Roosevelt||LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 2019|
|One Dime 2020 Roosevelt||2,541,500,000||Franklin Roosevelt||LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 2020|
|One Dime 2021 Roosevelt||unknown||Franklin Roosevelt||LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 2021|
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|Coin Type||Roosevelt Dime|
|Face Value||10 (x Cent)|
|Circulation Mintage||2,954,000,000 (3.0 billion)|
|Total Mintage||2,954,655,171 (3.0 billion)|
|Material||Copper-Nickel clad copper|
|Designer||John R. Sinnock|
|Orientation||Coin Alignment (Axis 6)|
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