The 1951 Roosevelt dimes have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1951 Dime


Type: Roosevelt Dime
Year: 1951
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 1951 dime with no mint mark and also the 1951 D dime and 1951 S dime. You can find the mint mark on the front side of the coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1951 Philadelphia 103,880,102
1951 D Denver 56,529,000
1951 S San Francisco 31,630,000


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 1951 dimes with no mint mark and the 1951 D dimes have similar values. In fine to extremely fine condition each coin is valued at around $2.50. In uncirculated condition the value is around $7.

The 1951 S dime is more rare and more valuable. In fine to extremely fine condition the value is around $3.25. In uncirculated condition this coin can sell for over $10.

Proof coins are available and they are each valued at around $65 when graded by a reputable grading company. Graded proof coins with a grade of PR 68+ will sell for more. The Philadelphia mint issued out only 57,500 collectible proof coins so these coins are rare.

See also:

1952 Dime
1950 Dime
1949 Dime