Coin Specifications

Category: Roosevelt Dimes (1946-Date)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 209,146,550
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: $1.40 (9/27/2016)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1961 D 10C MS obverse 1961 D 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Despite massive hoarding of all USA coins dated from the mid 1950s through 1964, top notch gems of this issue are a bit elusive. Denver Mint dimes of the period tend to be better struck than their Philadelphia cousins, resulting in a greater proportion of FT pieces, but they are also more likely to be married by numerous small bagmarks.

A couple of minor RPM varieties are noted for 1961-D dimes, but far more desirable is a fairly distinct DDR variety.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/25/2016

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1961 D 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 6.50 18.00 23.00 92.50 2000 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - 440 -
1961 D 10C MS Full Torch
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 30.00 85.00 1000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - 5300 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 909
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68


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5/15/2000 PCGS MS 67   Teletrade Auction 1308, 1308/Lot# 1254 $174.40
6/17/2003 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23064, 23064/Lot# 11449 $11.00
10/10/2005 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #57, 62/Lot# 405 $18.40
9/9/2012 NGC MS 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/09/2012, 39/Lot# 71798 $55.00
6/8/2014 NGC MS 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/08/2014, 202/Lot# 142184 $21.00
11/9/2015 NGC MS 67   Full Torch Stack's Bowers November 2015 Baltimore, 6110/Lot# 24976 $164.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1961 D 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base366669912121620242424283272106684246438705224
46667910121317212424252945832991277293343210
00000010121317212424252945832991277293300
00000011121519232424273159954911871340100
1961 D 10C MS Full Torch
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3366699121620242828283759815632302414560408154
3466791013172125282831446624211432916477767450
0000001013172125282831446624211432916477700
0000001115192327282834527440217223531540800
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Grade: MS 67 FT
Points: 2302
Owner: Jason Colinger
 
Grade: MS 67 FT
Points: 2302
Owner: Jwillie33
 
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