How Many Dimes In $5?
Need to know how many dimes are in $5? It turns out that there are 50 dimes in 5 dollars.
Do you have more or less than 50 dimes? How much money do you have? Use our dollars to dimes calculator to turn your dollars into dimes.
Dollars to Dimes Calculator
Use our free Dollars to Dimes Calculator to quickly turn your dollars into dimes. We typed in $5.00 which gives us 50 dimes.
Now it’s your turn! Type in how many dollars you have and our dollars to dimes calculator will tell you how many dimes you have. Dollars to dimes made easy, no matter how many dimes you have. $5 or $500, we will turn your dollars into dimes.
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 50 dimes ($5) weigh 113.4 grams! Not familiar with grams? 113.4 grams is equal to 4 ounces of dimes. 4 ounces is 0.25 pounds 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 50 dimes ($5), you are holding 103.95 grams of copper and 9.45 grams of nickel in your hand. If you prefer to work in ounces, that’s 3.667 ounces of copper and 0.333 ounces 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 50 dimes starting from the ground, our dimes would reach 67.5 mm high. That’s 6.75 centimeters high! If you prefer inches, your 50 dimes would reach 2.66 inches tall.