The 1956 Roosevelt dimes have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1956 Dime


Type: Roosevelt Dime
Year: 1956
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 1956 dime with no mint mark and also the 1956 D dime. You can find the mint mark on the front side of the coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1956 Philadelphia 108,640,000
1956 D Denver 108,015,100


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.

Both the 1956 dimes with no mint mark and the 1956 D dimes have similar values. In fine to very fine condition these coins sell for a slight premium above their scrap silver value. In extremely fine condition the price can reach $3.00 per coin. In uncirculated condition the price is around $3.00-4.00 per coin.

Proof coins are available and they are each valued at around $18 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 669,384 collectible proof coins.

See also:

1957 Dime
1955 Dime
1954 Dime