Roosevelt Silver Dime Values and Prices

How Much Is My Silver Roosevelt Dime (1946-1964) Worth?

United States Roosevelt Silver Dime
United States Roosevelt Silver Dime. Image Courtesy of: Heritage Auction Galleries,

This guide is will give you an idea of how much your Roosevelt Silver Dimes minted from 1946 to 1964 are worth.  The table below provides average coin values and prices based upon the condition of the coin.

Market Analysis

Roosevelt dimes are still made for circulation by the United States Mint. The current coin is made with a copper and nickel alloy.

  Up until 1964, dimes were made with 90% silver. with the recent surge in the price of silver, most circulated coins are driven by their bullion value. If you want to get the most money for your Roosevelt silver dimes, you need to sort them and organize them so the dealer can quickly see what you have.

Condition or Grade

If your coin is worn and looks similar to the one illustrated in the link below, it is considered a circulated coin.

  • Photo of a Circulated Silver Roosevelt Dime

If your coin looks similar to the one illustrated in the link below and has no evidence of wear due to being in circulation, it is considered an uncirculated coin.

  • Photo of an Uncirculated Silver Roosevelt Dime

Mint Marks

Roosevelt Silver Dimes were produced at three different mints: Philadelphia (no mint mark), Denver (D) and San Francisco (S).  As illustrated in the picture link below, the mint mark is located on the reverse of the coin, near the bottom just above the "E" in ONE and to the left of the base of the torch.

  • Photo of the Silver Roosevelt Dime (1946-1964) Mint Mark Location

Silver Roosevelt Dime Average Prices and Values

The following table lists the buy price (what you can expect to pay to a dealer to purchase the coin) and sell value (what you can expect a dealer to pay you if you sell the coin). The first column lists the date and mint mark (see the photo link above) followed by the buy price and the sell value for an average circulated silver Roosevelt dime.

  The next two columns list the buy price and the sell value for an average uncirculated. These are approximate retail prices and wholesale values. The actual offer you receive from a coin dealer will vary depending on the actual grade of the coin and a number of other factors that determine its worth.

Date & MintCirculated Uncirculated
BuySell BuySell
1946$3.90$2.00 $6.70$4.60
1946-D$4.10$2.00 $6.70$4.70
1946-S$4.00$2.10 $7.10$5.00
1947$4.10$1.90 $7.00$4.90
1947-D$3.90$2.00 $7.90$5.80
1947-S$4.00$2.00 $7.20$5.20
1948$4.10$2.00 $8.00$5.80
1948-D$4.10$2.00 $7.60$5.60
1948-S$4.00$2.00 $7.50$5.50
1949$4.10$2.10 $14.40$9.70
1949-D$3.70$1.90 $10.60$7.70
1949-S$5.30$2.60 $23.00$16.00
1950$4.00$2.10 $9.00$6.30
1950-D$4.00$2.00 $8.10$5.50
1950-S$4.90$2.40 $26.00$19.00
1951$4.10$2.10 $7.40$5.30
1951-D$3.90$1.90 $7.70$5.40
1951-S$3.90$2.00 $11.20$7.90
1952$4.10$2.10 $6.90$4.80
1952-D$3.80$1.90 $6.60$4.50
1952-S$3.70$1.90 $8.90$6.50
1953$1.60B.V. $6.00$4.00
1953-D$1.60B.V. $5.70$3.90
1953-S$1.60B.V. $6.20$4.40
Date & MintCirculated Uncirculated
BuySell BuySell
1954$1.70B.V. $6.40$4.50
1954-D$1.70B.V. $5.80$3.90
1954-S$1.70B.V. $6.00$4.20
1955$1.60B.V. $6.80$5.00
1955-D$1.70B.V. $6.20$4.20
1955-S$1.70B.V. $5.50$4.00
1956$1.60B.V. $5.20$3.60
1956-D$1.60B.V. $5.50$3.70
1957$1.60B.V. $5.10$3.70
1957-D$1.60B.V. $5.10$3.40
1958$1.70B.V. $4.90$3.50
1958-D$1.70B.V. $4.70$3.30
1959$1.60B.V. $4.80$3.40
1959-D$1.70B.V. $4.90$3.50
1960$1.60B.V. $4.90$3.30
1960-D$1.60B.V. $4.80$3.50
1961$1.60B.V. $4.60$3.10
1961-D$2.00B.V. $5.00$3.00
1962$2.00B.V. $5.00$4.00
1962-D$2.00B.V. $5.00$3.00
1963$2.00B.V. $5.00$3.00
1963-D$2.00B.V. $4.00$3.00
1964$2.00B.V. $5.00$3.00
1964-D$2.00B.V. $4.00$3.00
Date-Mint Set

Total Coins: 47
$130.00$70.00 $340.00$230.00
Date Set

Total Coins: 19
$50.00$27.00 $115.00$75.00

B.V. = Bullion Value. You can check the current bullion value of all U.S. silver coins.

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