Coin Specifications

Category: Roosevelt Dimes (1946-Date)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 72,450,000
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: $1.48 (7/31/2016)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1962 10C MS obverse 1962 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Dimes of the early 1960s were routinely hoarded by the BU roll and bag, but many of these were moved frequently between owners until attaining enough value as singles to merit grading and encapsulation. The result is a very common issue that may be a bit tough to locate in MS 67, though there seems to be a higher than usual percentage of Full Torch examples for a Philadelphia dime. Some pieces may be semi-prooflike, since the mint used dies that were not no longer fit for proof coinage to strike currency pieces.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/25/2016

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1962 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 25.00 120 1600 - -
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1962 10C MS Full Torch
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 23.00 40.00 575 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1401
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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3/26/1997 NGC MS 67   Teletrade Auction 0931, 931/Lot# 1283 $49.05
4/26/2000 PCGS MS 66   Teletrade Auction 1300, 1300/Lot# 1347 $14.75
5/25/2002 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22114, 22114/Lot# 17262 $7.00
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 67   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 1305 $425.50
3/19/2009 NGC MS 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 349, 355/Lot# 5626 $41.00
4/21/2013 PCGS MS 66   Full Torch GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/21/2013, 71/Lot# 103645 $25.00
11/9/2015 NGC MS 67   Full Torch Stack's Bowers November 2015 Baltimore, 6110/Lot# 24977 $1,997.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1962 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base366669912121620242424283272106563219738705224
46667910121317212424252945832581108275543210
00000010121317212424252945832581108275500
00000011121519232424273159954111652331200
1962 10C MS Full Torch
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3366699121620242828283759812011089267449006615
346679101317212528283144661214971617341654720
000000101317212528283144661214971617341600
000000111519232728283452741617932146415800
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Grade: MS 67 FT
Points: 1617
Owner: Jason Colinger
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 1108
Owner: kellwj
 
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