The standard 1999 Roosevelt dimes are made of a clad composition that contains copper and nickel. Clad proof dimes and silver proof dimes were also minted and they sell for more money. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.

1999 Dime

The US minted the 1999 P dime, 1999 D dime, 1999 S proof dime, and 1999 S silver proof dime.

Proof coins are essentially coins that have more detail. They are minted on special planchets and it takes longer to produce them. They are specifically made for collectors so you won't find any in your spare change.

Note: The mint mark can be found on the obverse side of each coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1999 P Philadelphia 2,164,000,000
1999 D Denver 1,397,750,000
1999 S Proof San Francisco 2,543,401
1999 S Silver Proof San Francisco 804,565

Clad Dimes

The standard 1999 clad dimes in circulated condition are only worth their face value of $0.10. These coins only sell for a premium in uncirculated condition.

Both the 1999 P dime and 1999 D dime are each worth around $2 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade.

The 1999 S proof dime is worth around $4 in PR 65 condition.

Silver Proof Dime

This coin is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $2.14. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $29.57 per ounce.

The 1999 S silver proof dime is worth around $7 in PR 65 condition.

Grading System

MS 65 gem uncirculated- There is strong luster and eye appeal. A few light contact marks may be present but they are barely noticeable.

PR 65 proof- There are no flaws to this coin. A few blemishes may be present.



The Red Book

See also:

2000 Dime
1998 Dime
1997 Dime