How Many Dimes in A Dollar?
Do you know how many dimes make a dollar? It turns out that there are 10 dimes in a dollar.
Do you have more or less than 10 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 $1.00 which gives us 10 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. $1 or $100, 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 10 dimes ($1) weigh 22.68 grams! Not familiar with grams? 22.68 grams is equal to 0.8 ounces 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 10 dimes ($1), you are holding 20.79 grams of copper and 1.89 grams of nickel in your hand. If you prefer to work in ounces, that’s 0.733 ounces of copper and 0.067 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 10 dimes ($1) starting from the ground, our dimes would reach 13.5 mm high. That’s 1.35 centimeters high! If you prefer inches, your 10 dimes would reach 0.53 inches high.