Coin Specifications

Category: Roosevelt Dimes (1946-Date)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 108,640,000
Obverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Reverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 2.5000g
ASW: 0.0723oz
Melt Value: $1.25 (10/16/2019)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
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1956 10C MS obverse 1956 10C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The large mintage of 1956(P) dimes has made Mint State survivors quite plentiful through MS 67, but the poor quality control typical of the Philadelphia Mint during the 1950s has left collectors very few pieces sharp enough to be certified as Full Torch.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/12/2019

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1956 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1.75 1.80 1.85 1.90 1.95 1.95 2.25 2.50 2.75 3.00 3.50 4.00 5.00 10.00 15.00 20.00 50.00 525 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 25.00 160 -
1956 10C MS Full Torch
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20.00 30.00 100.00 325 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2390
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 66
High Grade: 68

The chart showing 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1956 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------1--23---53920613256866--2273
--------------1-230311--65
-----------------48---12
------------------4---4
Total------1--23---63920813597297--2354
 ------0 %--0 %0 %---0 %2 %9 %58 %31 %0 %-- 
1956 10C MS Full Torch
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------------14196528---117
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Total--------------14196528---117
 --------------1 %3 %16 %56 %24 %--- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/30/2005 PCGS MS 67   Teletrade Auction 2125, 2125/Lot# 1199 $38.00
2/19/2006 PCGS MS 66   Teletrade Auction 2163, 2163/Lot# 1256 $23.00
9/30/2007 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #67101, 67101/Lot# 23336 $12.00
10/4/2007 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 183, 189/Lot# 5704 $16.10
8/2/2012 PCGS MS 66   Full Torch Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(5), 1173/Lot# 8042 $106.93
11/27/2012 NGC MS 67   Teletrade Auction 3389, 3389/Lot# 1109 $19.00
6/3/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 4951 $35.25
8/31/2014 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 216277 $5.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1956 10C MS Full Torch
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base336669912162024282828371022889492124378560008100
34667910131721252828315916450813412678452367000
00000010131721252828315916450813412678452300
00000011151923272828348022672917323231526200
1956 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base366669912121620242424283272111357300936394935
46667910121317212424252945851931241321940710
00000010121317212424252945851931241321900
00000011121519232424273159982752125342900
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Grade: MS 68
Points: 3219
Owner: rainbowroosie
 
Grade: MS 68
Points: 3009
Owner: Bartdog
 
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