This coin is called a Liberty Head Dime or a "Barber" dime, after its designer.
Values as of 11/2009:
If there is a small "S" on the back underneath the wreath, it was minted in San Francisco and is worth at least $16 even in worn condition. If it's only moderately worn, that could jump to $145, and in nearly-new shape it might retail for over $320.
If there's no S under the wreath, it's a more common variety minted in Philadelphia. Its value would range from $2 to $60.
the value of the 1913 dime depending on it's grade and how it was taken care of is approx .$50.00.
Half dimes were not made in 1913. 1873 was the last year of minting.
Check that coin again. There have been Indian head pennies (1859-1909) and nickels (1913-1938), but never on a dime, nor in 1838.
the value of a dime is ten cents
Because the value of it is worth half the value of a dime.
Mercury dimes were minted from 1916 to 1945. Your coin is called a Barber dime, after its designer Charles Barber. Please see the Related Question for more details.
Ten cents was the value of the dime in 1940.
The value of one dime is 10 cents
A dime has a face value of 10 cents.
what is the value for a 1972 dime
Sorry, no such dime as a "Miscellaneous" dime exists!
what is the value for an American 1909 silver dime