Dimes, little coins, have great numismatic value. Collectors and enthusiasts seek uncommon and valuable dimes to enhance their collections. In this listicle, we reveal the top 10 most precious dimes that collectors worldwide have sought. 

1796 Small Eagle Reverse Draped Bust Dime—Estimated Value: $1.5 Million 

This exquisite Bicentennial Quarter has unusual minting anomalies, historical significance, and perfect preservation. Its $10 million price makes it the crown jewel among numismatic rarities. 

1874-CC Liberty Seated Dime: $500,000 Estimate 

The Carson City Mint gave the 1874-CC Liberty Seated Dime Wild West charm. Its high projected worth is due to its scarcity and the mystique of Comstock Lode coins. 

1916-D Mercury Dime: $300,000 Estimate 

Collectors cherish the 1916-D Mercury Dime, an important date in the series. Its low mintage, unique design, and association with a critical year make it a valuable jewel. Value rises due to rarity and demand. 

$2 Million Estimate for 1894-S Barber Dime 

The coin collecting world reveres the 1894-S Barber Dime. This dime, with only nine known specimens, is a dream for elite collectors. Its staggering projected worth shows strong ownership competition. 

1792 Disme (Dime)—Estimated Value: $1.5 Million 

The 1792 Disme, one of the first US Mint dimes, is a historical gem. Its rarity and association with early American coins boost its assessed worth. 

1942/1 Mercury Dime: $60K Estimate 

A die overdate caused the 1942/1 Mercury Dime, a rare mistake. The dime's unusual characteristic and difficulty in finding a well-preserved specimen make it valuable to collectors. 

$300,000 1838-O Capped Bust Dime 

Another rare coin is the New Orleans Mint 1838-O Capped Bust Dime. Low mintage and few surviving examples make it desirable to collectors. Crescent City pieces are more desirable, increasing their worth. 

1921-D Mercury Dime: $215,000 Estimate 

The Mercury Dime series began with the 1921-D Mercury Dime. Collectors seek it out for its rarity, especially in higher grades. The numismatic market values this first item due to demand. 

1871-CC Liberty Seated Dime: $350,000 Estimate 

The Carson City Mint's 1871-CC Liberty Seated Dime is rare and historically significant. Its Old West link and rare surviving specimens make it a valued addition to any numismatic collection, increasing its projected value. 

The 1926-S Mercury Dime is worth $200,000 

Good-condition 1926-S Mercury Dimes fetch top prices. Scarcity and collector demand boost its projected worth, making it stand out among numismatic dimes. 

Eight Top $10 Million Rare Bicentennial Quarters and 6 More Over $100K 

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