Rare dime sells for staggering amount

January 8, 2016 10:54 AM

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Rare dime sells for staggering amount

TAMPA, Fla. -- Whatever disparaging cliche you've heard about the lowly dime - dime a dozen, nickel and dimed, dime's worth of difference - it's not true of this dime.

The 1894-S dime belonging to a private owner was struck at the San Francisco Mint. Since the country was in a recession at the time, only 24 were made, and only nine likely still exist.

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