The 1950 Roosevelt dimes have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1950 Dime

Specifications

Type: Roosevelt Dime
Year: 1950
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 1950 dime with no mint mark and also the 1950 D dime and 1950 S dime. You can find the mint mark on the front side of the coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1950 Philadelphia 50,130,114
1950 D Denver 46,803,000
1950 S San Francisco 20,440,000

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 1950 dimes with no mint mark and the 1950 D dimes have similar values. In fine to extremely fine condition each coin is valued at around $3.50-4.00. In uncirculated condition the price will be over $10.

The 1950 S dime is much more rare and it's a key date. In fine to extremely fine condition the price is around $5. In uncirculated condition the price is around $15 and graded coins will sell for more.

Proof coins are available and they are each valued at around $70 when graded by a reputable grading company. Graded proof coins with a grade of PR 68+ will sell for a few hundred dollars. The Philadelphia mint issued out only 51,386 collectible proof coins so they are rare.


See also:

1951 Dime
1949 Dime
1948 Dime