The 1959 Roosevelt dimes have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1959 Dime


Type: Roosevelt Dime
Year: 1959
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 1959 dime with no mint mark and also the 1959 D dime. You can find the mint mark on the front side of the coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1959 Philadelphia 85,780,000
1959 D Denver 164,919,790


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 1959 dimes with no mint mark and the 1959 D dimes have similar values. In fine to extremely fine condition these coins sell for a slight premium above their scrap silver value. In uncirculated condition the price is around $3.00-3.50 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 1.1 million collectible proof coins so they aren't particularly rare.

See also:

1960 Dime
1958 Dime
1957 Dime