90% Silver Mercury Dimes $5 50-Coin Roll Average Circ

90% Silver Mercury Dimes $5 50-Coin Roll Average Circ
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Product Details

The Mercury dimes in these 50-coin, $5 face-value rolls are an excellent way to get started in silver investing! Many have been melted over the years adding to their collectability.

Product Highlights:

  • Approximately 3.575 oz of 90% Silver.
  • Coins are packaged in a tightly sealed roll.
  • All coins are dated from 1916-1945.
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These rolls are a great way to add Silver to any investment portfolio. Add several $5 Face-Value Rolls of 90% Silver Mercury Dimes to your cart today!


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Specifications

Product ID: 5126
Year: Random
Grade: Average Circulated
Grade Service: None
Denomination: $0.1
Mint Mark: Varies
Metal Content: 3.58 troy oz
Purity: .900
Manufacturer: U.S. Mint
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Diameter: 17.9 mm

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90% Silver Mercury Dimes $5 50-Coin Roll Average Circ
 
4.4

(based on 35 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

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91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot) (21)
  • Attractive (19)
  • Easy to sell (13)
  • Recognized brand (13)
  • Collectible (lower mintage) (7)

Cons

  • Common (higher mintage) (6)
  • Poor condition (3)

Best Uses

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Serves its purpose

    I am an avid buyer at Apmex. I love their 90% silver. I had a bad experience buying extra fine merks, so I figured I would just buy a circulated roll. OK range...Read complete review

    I am an avid buyer at Apmex. I love their 90% silver. I had a bad experience buying extra fine merks, so I figured I would just buy a circulated roll. OK range of dates. Some 1917, 1921, but early dates were worn badly. A few Roosevelts found their way in. I believe there were 3. I was not too happy about that, as I am paying a premium. Other than that, no complaints.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    3 of 50 (6%) were cull - rest G to VF

    I never expect much from 'average circulated' but I do expect at least good with no issues. In one roll one had a hole, and two looked like they had been hacked by...Read complete review

    I never expect much from 'average circulated' but I do expect at least good with no issues. In one roll one had a hole, and two looked like they had been hacked by tin snips. Three out of 50 does not make the order worth returning, but I would not buy 'average circulated' halves or dollars based upon the condition of these. The rest were problem free and graded good to very fine with a nice mix of dates and conditions.

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    4.0

    Very nice roll

    By Jason Ford

    from Cairo, IL

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Recognized Brand
    • Value (low premium over spot)

    Cons

    • Common (higher mintage)

    Best Uses

      Comments about 90% Silver Mercury Dimes $5 50-Coin Roll Average Circ:

      got roll today was as descirbed as far as grade but threr where a lot of 1941 mercs in the roll a few twenties and a couple teens whould have liked a little more veriaty but overall very pleased

       
      3.0

      Common dates, mixed condition

      By D.W.

      from Rochester NY

      Pros

      • Recognized Brand
      • Value (low premium over spot)

      Cons

      • Poor Condition

      Best Uses

        Comments about 90% Silver Mercury Dimes $5 50-Coin Roll Average Circ:

        With average circulated condition of coins this old, I did not expect the coins to be in AU or even XF condition. I did, however, expect them to be in at least Good condition with maybe one or two AG for good measure.

        When I got the roll, it looked a couple of millimeters short. I compared with a roll of Roosevelts, and sure enough the roll was 2 mm shorter. Additionally, there was a tear at one end that could have resulted in one or more dimes lost in handling. None were found within the packaging--hence, I opened the roll to make sure if any were indeed missing (having fallen out through the hole at the top).

        What I got was mostly dates in the 1942-45 area, with a few in the 1920s and 1930s thrown in for good measure (along with two Roosevelt dimes--maybe more care to ensure only Mercury dimes end up in these rolls is in order). I found one dime that was either 1918 or 1919--I could not tell because the last digit was badly worn. This coin was in Fair condition. A few others were in AG or worse condition. The issue is that in Fair condition, the coin will be underweight if you are going for silver. On the good side, a few, including one in the 1920s, were in VF condition.

        I do recommend anyone that is interested in varying your collection to include these dimes. Just beware of the occasional Roosevelt dime mixed in, and that condition is likely to be an issue (the Barbers, being older, are even more likely to be in Fair or worse condition). And, for the record, I counted the dimes and yes, there were 50 in the roll so no shortage of dimes. You want all XF or AU, you will have to pay more--the price was in line with what I got.

         
        4.0

        These rolls were above average.

        By harry

        from Oregon

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Value

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

          Comments about 90% Silver Mercury Dimes $5 50-Coin Roll Average Circ:

          I like the coin design and it's silver value.

           
          5.0

          Nice coins

          By SG

          from Chicago,Il

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Recognized Brand
          • Value (low premium over spot)

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about 90% Silver Mercury Dimes $5 50-Coin Roll Average Circ:

              These coins are nicer condition than I even expected.

               
              4.0

              Great collectors item

              By David P

              from Lindenhurst, NY

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy to Sell
              • Recognized Brand

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about 90% Silver Mercury Dimes $5 50-Coin Roll Average Circ:

                  Product came as advertised in Average Circulated condition. Only a couple pretty worn but was able to read all dates. Got a 1926 in decent condition! Mostly received 1930s and 40s. Pretty cool to think these were being used around the time of World War 2. Very pleased.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Service and shipping was quick as usual.

                   
                  5.0

                  Average circulated

                  By Coin hoarder

                  from Eastern MA

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Value (low premium over spot)

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about 90% Silver Mercury Dimes $5 50-Coin Roll Average Circ:

                    I would call this an average circulated roll you could get out of circulation in the mid-60's. F-AU from the 40's, AG-G from the 20's. Nothing spectacular but that is pretty much what I expected.

                     
                    3.0

                    Great way to buy junk silver

                    By Ryan

                    from NJ

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Easy to Sell
                    • Recognized Brand

                    Cons

                    • Poor Condition

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about 90% Silver Mercury Dimes $5 50-Coin Roll Average Circ:

                      Figured I would pick up some junk silver to diversify my stack and take advantage of the free shipping promotion. Order came in a nice tight roll of 50, mostly dates in the 40's and the majority of the coins are in decent condition. I did have a Roosevelt sneak in the roll, and a few coins are very worn and damaged. Glad I ordered from APMEX but not sure if I will be ordering these dimes again.

                      Service and delivery comments:

                      Super fast shipping as usual, very well packaged.

                       
                      5.0

                      I love the design of murcury dimes

                      By Rusty Shackleford

                      from Earth

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Collectible (lower mintage)
                      • Easy to Sell
                      • Recognized Brand

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about 90% Silver Mercury Dimes $5 50-Coin Roll Average Circ:

                          Got a roll of these and I couldn't be happier.

                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Serves its purpose

                          By Adam

                          from New York

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attractive Design
                          • Easy to Sell
                          • Recognized Brand
                          • Value (low premium over spot)

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about 90% Silver Mercury Dimes $5 50-Coin Roll Average Circ:

                              I am an avid buyer at Apmex. I love their 90% silver. I had a bad experience buying extra fine merks, so I figured I would just buy a circulated roll. OK range of dates. Some 1917, 1921, but early dates were worn badly. A few Roosevelts found their way in. I believe there were 3. I was not too happy about that, as I am paying a premium. Other than that, no complaints.

                               
                              5.0

                              Great piece of history

                              By LAinPA

                              from Ephrata, PA

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attractive Design
                              • Collectible (lower mintage)
                              • Value (low premium over spot)

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about 90% Silver Mercury Dimes $5 50-Coin Roll Average Circ:

                                  I love to think my Dad may have had dimes like this in his pocket during World War II. Condition is as described, piece of history, easy on the checkbook and 90% silver. What's not to like?

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