## How Many Dimes in $500?

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Need to answer the question ‘how many dimes are in 500 dollars?’ It turns out that there are 5,000 dimes in 500 dollars!

What if you don’t have exactly $500? How would you find out how many dimes that would equal? That’s simple! Use our dollars to dimes calculator below to turn your dimes into dollars.

## Dollars to Dimes Calculator

Use our free Dollars to Dimes Calculator to quickly turn your dollars into dimes. Feel free to type in how many dollars you have. We typed in $500 which gives us 5,000 dimes. That answers how many dimes in 500 dollars.

Now it’s your turn! Type in how many dimes you have and our dollars to dimes calculator will tell you how many dollars you have. Dollars to dimes are made easy, no matter how many dollars you have. $500 or $50,000, we can solve it all.

## Fun Facts About Dimes

### How Much Does a Dime Weigh?

All dimes made since 1965 weigh exactly 2.268 grams which equals 0.085 ounces. That means our 5,000 dimes ($500) weigh 11,340 grams! Not familiar with grams? 11,340 grams is equal to 25 pounds of dimes! That’s a lot of dimes.

### What Are Dimes Made Of?

Dimes are primarily copper but also are made of nickel. To be precise, our modern-day dimes are 91.67% copper and 8.33% nickel. It wasn’t always this way though! Before 1965, dimes were 90% silver and 10% copper. If you have 5,000 dimes ($500), you are holding 10,395.38 grams of copper and 944.62 grams of nickel in your hand. If you prefer to work in pounds, that’s 22.918 pounds of copper and 2.082 pounds of nickel.

What hasn’t changed is that each dime is still worth 10 cents, even though it’s no longer made from silver.

### How Thick Is A Dime?

** **Modern-day dimes are 1.35mm thick which is equal to 0.061 inches. If we stacked our 5,000 dimes starting from the ground, our dimes would reach 6,750 mm high. That’s 6.75 meters high! If you prefer feet, your 5,000 dimes would reach 22.145 feet tall! That’s taller than most ceilings.