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