As of 2014, a newly minted Canadian dime weighs 1.75 grams. In the early 20th century however, Canadian dimes that weighed as much as 2.33 grams were produced. More »

According to specifications published by the United States Mint, one U.S. dime weighs 2.268 grams. Dimes feature a composition of 8.33 percent nickel and 91.67 percent copper. More »

With a weight of 5 grams, the U.S. nickel weighs twice as much as a penny and more than double the weight of a dime. The nickel is worth 5 cents. More » Business & Finance Currency & Conversions

According to the United States Mint, a dime has a diameter of 17.91 mm (0.705 inches), is 1.35 mm thick and weighs 2.268 grams (0.08 ounces). This coin has the smallest diameter and is the thinnest of all U.S. coins. More »

United States pennies minted after 1982 weigh 2.5 grams, or 0.088 ounces. These pennies are 2.5 percent copper and 97.5 percent zinc. Before 1982, pennies weighed 3.11 grams, or 0.110 ounces. They were 95 percent copper ... More » Hobbies & Games Collecting Coins & Currency

A half-dollar coin weighs 11.340 grams, according to the United States Mint. If the coin becomes underweight due to natural wear or through mutilation, the U.S. Philadelphia Mint Center or the Federal Reserve Bank recoll... More »

A Canadian quarter from the years 2000 through 2014 has a weight of 4.4 grams, or .15 ounces. First issued in 1870, the Canadian quarter's weight was established in 1908 at 5.81 grams, or .20 ounces. Figures for the weig... More »