Coin Specifications

Category: Roosevelt Dimes (1946-Date)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 34,840,000
Catalog: KM-195
Obverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Reverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.5g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.35 (8/25/2016)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1947 S 10C MS obverse 1947 S 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This issue is plentiful in Mint State through the grade of MS 67, but FT examples are a small minority of the total number of survivors. The typical 1947-S dime is softly struck from heavily worn and blurry dies. Such dies were often repolished to remove their erosion lines, and this resulted in prooflike coins having very shallow or partially effaced features.

A nice DDR variety is known, but the blurriness of many 1947-S dimes may make this difficult to discern. More popular are the several RPMs, which are all of the Trumpet-Tail S.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/25/2016

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1947 S 10C MS
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Base $ 3.00 3.10 3.20 3.30 3.50 3.60 3.75 3.85 3.95 4.90 5.00 5.25 8.25 11.00 18.50 37.50 115 1250 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 62.50 200 -
1947 S 10C MS Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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1947 S 10C MS Full Torch
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 25.00 75.00 250 6500 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 90.00 1950 -
1947 S 10C MS Full Torch, Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2028
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 66
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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Price
1/2/1997 NGC MS 67   Teletrade Auction 0907, 907/Lot# 1225 $11.75
7/15/1998 NGC MS 67   Teletrade Auction 1067, 1067/Lot# 1283 $29.75
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 67   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 1292 $195.50
10/9/2008 NGC MS 66   Full Torch David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 290, 296/Lot# 5589 $31.00
2/24/2013 NGC MS 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/24/2013, 63/Lot# 71771 $45.00
5/12/2014 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3481, 6030/Lot# 20214 $22.33
1/4/2015 PCGS MS 67   Full Torch Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131502/Lot# 24036 $152.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1947 S 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base312161616162016162024282828375089183579253643085780
61316161617201617212528283141631203151231312747990
000000201617212528283141631203151231312700
000000201619232728283446761524471884371700
1947 S 10C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base312161616162016162024282828375089183579253643085780
61316161617201617212528283141631203151231312747990
000000201617212528283141631203151231312700
000000201619232728283446761524471884371700
1947 S 10C MS Full Torch
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3399912121616202428282828591233951206302054007290
35991012131617212528282838802146651811381360300
000000131617212528282838802146651811381300
0000001516192327282828491023049362415460700
1947 S 10C MS Full Torch, Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333333374145598189179624322773109450
33333333331438424966831193271491458880230
00000033331438424966831193271491458800
00000033332539435473861494752359594900
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Grade: MS 68
Points: 3127
Owner: kellwj
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 1884
Owner: Lablover
 
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