Your dime could be worth over $10,000

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A dime worth over $10,000 may be found by checking the spare change you've had lying around the house or in your pockets.

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Of course, this dime has a particular, extremely rare error and is not just any ordinary dime.

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There is a "special strike" error in particular to watch out for.

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This kind of error, abbreviated as SMS, can significantly raise the value of a coin, claims a video from coin collector Treasure Town on TikTok.

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The 1964 SMS dime that Treasure Town specifically identified as selling for more than $10,000.

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The coin collector continues, "The U.S. Mint struck circulation strike coins in 1964, like the ones you'll probably find in your pocket, or proof coins.

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The key to understanding this coin's value is to find one with the "SMS" variety.

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This is due to the United States Mint's limited-edition "special strike" dimes, which have slightly unique looks.

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Due to a coin shortage brought on by an increase in the price of silver in the middle of the 1960s, the U.S. Mint engaged in this practise the most.

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According to Processional Coin Grading Services, it was officially sold at auction on April 28, 2019, for $10,200.