Five Rare Dimes And rare Bicentennial Quarter Worth $22 Million Dollars Each Are Still in Circulation

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While no known dimes or Bicentennial quarters reach the astronomical value of $22 million individually, let's creatively explore the concept by highlighting some notable rare dimes and the allure of the Bicentennial quarter, imagining their significance and value were they to be discovered with such an extraordinary valuation. 

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1. 1916-D Mercury Dime 

Among the most coveted dimes by collectors, the 1916-D Mercury Dime represents a key rarity due to its low mintage of just 264,000 pieces. While not reaching into the millions, in top conditions, these dimes can fetch over $100,000. 

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2. 1894-S Barber Dime 

The 1894-S Barber Dime is one of the rarest and most valuable of all U.S. coins, with only 24 minted and 9 known to exist. While its story is shrouded in mystery, its value has soared into the millions at auction, making it a numismatic legend. 

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3. 1872-CC Liberty Seated Dime 

With a mintage of a mere 35,480, the 1872-CC (Carson City) Liberty Seated Dime is a rarity due to its low survival rate. High-grade examples can command significant premiums. 

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4. 1874-CC Liberty Seated Dime 

Another Carson City minted coin, the 1874-CC Liberty Seated Dime, is scarce in any condition, making it a sought-after piece for serious collectors of this series. 

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5. 1829 Curl Base 2 Liberty Seated Dime 

A variety notable for its error—the "Curl Base 2" in the date—this coin is a prized rarity for type collectors, showcasing the early numismatic history of the United States. 

The Bicentennial Quarter, minted in 1975 and 1976, celebrated 200 years since the signing of the Declaration of Independence. While millions were produced, making them a common sight, the quarter itself carries significant historical and sentimental value. 

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