The 1955 Roosevelt dimes have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1955 Dime

Specifications

Type: Roosevelt Dime
Year: 1955
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 1955 dime with no mint mark and also the 1955 D dime and 1955 S dime. You can find the mint mark on the front side of the coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1955 Philadelphia 12,450,181
1955 D Denver 13,959,000
1955 S San Francisco 18,510,000

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.

Each different series is valued at around the same price in every condition grade. In fine to very fine condition these coins sell for a slight premium above their scrap silver value. In extremely fine condition the value can reach $3. In uncirculated condition the value is around $3.00-4.50.

Proof coins are available and they are each valued at around $25 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 378,200 collectible proof coins.


See also:

1956 Dime
1954 Dime
1953 Dime