Six Rare Dimes and Ancient Bicentennial Quarter Worth $23 Million Dollars Each Are Still in Circulation

Discovering rare coins in circulation is thrilling in numismatics. Few know that six rare dimes and an antique bicentennial quarter, each worth $23 million, are discreetly circulating in pocket change. We'll explore hidden numismatic riches in this listicle.  

1 .The 1916-D Mercury Dime: A Century-Old Rarity

Prized 1916 Denver Mint Mercury Dime. The front of this limited-edition dime shows a winged Liberty head and the back a fasces. Change discovery is rare because few remain.

2. The 1942/1 Mercury Dime: Overcoming the Odd

The 1942/1 Mercury Dime overdate was die-punched from the preceding year. Although hardly noticeable, this imperfection makes the coin rarer and more valuable. Due to its rarity, finding one is like finding treasure.

3. The 1894-S Barber Dime: A Rarity from the Past

This 1894 San Francisco Barber Dime is rare due to limited mintage. Its limited manufacturing makes the 1894-S edition valuable. Discovering this penny in your change is like history.

4. The 1796 Draped Bust Dime: An Early American Rarity

Numismatic gems include the 1796 Draped Bust Dime. Front and back of this early dime are a fragile Liberty and a little eagle.

5. The 1822 Capped Bust Dime: Scarce and Highly Valuable

Due to its limited mintage, coin collectors respect the 1822 Capped Bust Dime. A Phrygian hat and heraldic eagle on the front and rear make it intriguing. One in circulation would be extraordinary.

6. The 1874-CC Seated Liberty Dime: A Western Rarity

Seated Liberty Dimes were uncommon at the Carson City Mint in 1874, making the 1874-CC edition coveted. This dime honors American West pioneers with its Seated Liberty obverse and wreath reverse.

7. The Ancient Bicentennial Quarter: A Revolutionary Discovery

Revolutionary bicentennial quarter dimes are rare. A unique design commemorating American independence's 200th anniversary makes this quarter worth $23 million.