The 1947 Roosevelt dimes have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.
Type: Roosevelt Dime
Face Value: $0.10
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .07234 oz.
Total Weight: 2.5 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $1.23
The US minted the 1947 dime with no mint mark and also the 1947 D dime and 1947 S dime. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the reverse side of the coin.
|1947 S||San Francisco||34,840,000|
This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $1.23 as of November 19, 2019. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $17.05 per ounce.
Each series has similar values. These coins are each worth a slight premium over their silver melt value in extremely fine condition. In uncirculated condition the price is around $6.00-6.50 for coins with an MS 63 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $12.
Extremely fine- The lines of the hair, flame, and torch look very plain.
MS 63 choice uncirculated- In the major focal areas there are some blemishes or contact marks. The coin's luster might not be as prominent.
MS 65 gem uncirculated- There is strong luster and eye appeal. A few light contact marks may be present but they are barely noticeable.
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