Roosevelt Dime, Clad (1965-Date)

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n 1965, following the discontinuation of silver for nearly all American coinage, the dime was first produced in an innovative format known as "clad" metal. An outer layer consisting of copper-nickel, composed of 0.75 part copper and 0.25 part nickel, somewhat resembling silver in appearance, was bonded to a core of pure copper. The copper core is visible at the edge.

The design of the Roosevelt dime, in use since 1946, remained the same. only the composition differed. The clad style coinage has been produced...read more


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