The 1948 Roosevelt dimes have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1948 Dime


Type: Roosevelt Dime
Year: 1948
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 1948 dime with no mint mark and also the 1948 D dime and 1948 S dime. You can find the mint mark on the front side of the coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1948 Philadelphia 74,950,000
1948 D Denver 52,841,000
1948 S San Francisco 35,520,000


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 1948 dimes with no mint mark and the 1948 D dimes have similar values. In fine to extremely fine condition each coin is valued at around $2.75. In uncirculated condition the price is around $10.

The 1948 S dime is more rare and slightly more valuable. 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 over $10.

See also:

1949 Dime
1947 Dime
1946 Dime