A dime must be 17.91 mm in diameter, which means measured across the middle from side to side. That's a little more than half an inch, or about 2 centimeters! In addition to the diameter, the U.S. Mint also specifies how thick each coin must be and what they must weigh. The dime is 1.35 mm thick and weighs 2.268 grams.
In this manner, how thick is a dime in millimeters?
Dime (United States coin)
|Mass||2.268 g (0.0729 troy oz)|
|Diameter||17.91 mm (0.705 in)|
|Thickness||1.35 mm (0.053 in)|
How thick is a quarter?
The diameter is 0.955 inches (24.26 mm), and the width of 0.069 inches (1.75 mm). The coin has a 0.069-inch (1.75-mm) reeded (or milled) edge. Owing to the introduction of the clad quarter in 1965, it was occasionally called a "Johnson Sandwich" after Lyndon B. Johnson, the US President at the time.
How thick is a penny in MM?
The coin is 0.75 inches (19.05 mm) in diameter and 0.0598 inches (1.52 mm) in thickness.