Coin Specifications

Category: Roosevelt Dimes (1946-Date)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 85,780,000
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: $1.42 (9/26/2016)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1959 10C MS obverse 1959 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Dime production at the Philadelphia Mint recovered from the low of 1958, and this issue is common through the grade of MS 67. Quality control at Philly began to improve in the late 1950s, and a few number of FT examples have been certified for 1959(P) dimes.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/25/2016

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1959 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1.70 1.75 1.80 1.85 1.90 1.95 2.00 2.05 2.10 2.75 3.50 4.30 4.50 7.50 18.00 25.00 125 1700 - -
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1959 10C MS Full Torch
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 35.00 75.00 525 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - 1900 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1522
Low Grade: 53
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
4/3/2006 PCGS MS 66   Teletrade Auction 2184, 2184/Lot# 1158 $17.00
11/13/2006 NGC MS 66   Full Torch David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 113, 118/Lot# 646 $13.80
9/11/2011 PCGS MS 66   Full Torch Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131138/Lot# 28889 $38.00
5/30/2012 NGC MS 67   Full Torch Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(4), 1171/Lot# 8293 $99.00
1/19/2014 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/19/2014, 185/Lot# 162436 $38.00
8/31/2014 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 216288 $5.00
11/9/2015 PCGS MS 67   Full Torch Stack's Bowers November 2015 Baltimore, 6110/Lot# 24969 $88.13


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1959 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base366669912121620242424283272171725226838705224
466679101213172124242529451053561239280243210
000000101213172124242529451053561239280200
000000111215192324242731591385401754333600
1959 10C MS Full Torch
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3366699121620242828283759812051457358554007290
346679101317212528283144661226222166419060300
000000101317212528283144661226222166419000
0000001115192327282834527416410402876479500
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Grade: MS 68 FT
Points: 3585
Owner: Paul Kiraly
 
Grade: MS 67 FT
Points: 2876
Owner: kellwj
 
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