A $52 Million Bicentennial Quarter And Eight Unique Dimes Remain In Circulation

Coin enthusiasts dream of uncovering rare jewels, and the idea of still-circulating coins adds excitement. Your pocket change would surprise you with eight rare dimes and a $52 million bicentennial quarter. This listicle chronicles the wonders of these numismatic marvels and their journey through time. 

Jewel Lost in Time: 1894-S Barber Dime 

As the “King of Dimes,” the 1894-S Barber Dime is rare with only 24 known examples. Nine are estimated to exist, making it one of the most sought-after coins among collectors. Finding this jewel in daily transactions is very impossible, adding to its mystique. 

A Centennial Wonder: 1916-D Mercury Dime 

The 1916-D Mercury Dime, a centenary marvel with a tiny mintage of 264,000, is expensive. Collectors have loved its flying Liberty Head design for years. Given its rarity, it's amazing that this history is still around. 

Numismatic Anomaly: 1942/1 Mercury Dime Overdate 

Accidental die overdating caused the 1942/1 Mercury Dime, a notable coinage mistake. With an estimated 10,000 in circulation, this mistake coin illustrates the minting process gone wrong. Such a numismatic anomaly in pocket change is rare. 

Monument to American Heritage: 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter 

Popular protest changed the 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter, a symbol of American heritage. This coin marks a series milestone with 52,000 mintage. The chance that it is still in circulation shows how normal transactions can yield unexpected gems. 

Western Gem: 1873-CC No Arrows Liberty Seated Dime 

The Carson City Mint's 1873-CC No Arrows Liberty Seated Dime is a Western gem with 12,400 mintages. That it was only made for one year makes it rarer. A rare artwork tells us that history is closer than we think. 

The Bicentennial Quarter Series: Daily Treasures 

The 1976 Bicentennial Quarter series, commemorating the nation's 200th anniversary, has surprising value. Most of these quarters are common, but those with flaws or unique traits can earn exorbitant sums. Finding a rare Bicentennial Quarter is like finding gold in numismatics. 

Crescent City Rare: 1895-O Barber Dime 

With only 440,000 mintages, the New Orleans Mint 1895-O Barber Dime is rare. The unexpected nature of currency circulation makes this Crescent City rarity likely to be found in everyday transactions. Only a handful exist. 

Washington Quarter: Icon Birth, 1932-D 

As this popular series' initial year of publication, the 1932-D Washington Quarter is a classic. Its mintage of 436,800 makes this quarter a collectible American numismatic artefact. Collectors and aficionados are excited that it may still be around. 

Eight Rare Dimes and Bicentennial Quarters Worth $72 Million Keep Circulating 

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