The 1946 Roosevelt dimes have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1946 Dime

Specifications

Type: Roosevelt Dime
Year: 1946
Face Value: $0.10
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: 2.25 grams
Total Weight: 2.5 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $1.29

The US minted the 1946 dime with no mint mark and also the 1946 D dime and 1946 S dime. You can find the mint mark on the front side of the coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1946 Philadelphia 255,250,000
1946 D Denver 61,043,500
1946 S San Francisco 27,900,000

Value

The value in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The scrap silver value for this coin is $1.29 as of September 19, 2019. This scrap value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $17.83 per ounce.

The 1946 dime with no mint mark is the least rare variety. In fine to extremely fine condition this coin sells for a slight premium above the scrap silver value. In uncirculated condition the value is at least $6.

The 1946 D dime is more rare. In fine to extremely fine condition the value is around $3. There is a lack of recent sales data for this coin in uncirculated condition but it would likely sell for around $10.

Lastly the 1946 S dime is the most rare variety. In fine to extremely fine condition the value is around $4. There is a lack of recent sales data for this coin in uncirculated condition but it would likely sell for around $15.


See also:

1947 Dime