Coin Specifications

Category: Roosevelt Dimes (1946-Date)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 121,520,000
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: $1.15 (2/14/2016)
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1947 10C MS obverse 1947 10C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Though the mintage of dimes at Philadelphia fell to less than half that of the previous year, this is still a very common issue across all grades through MS 67. Most examples are a bit weakly struck and may show considerable erosion of the dies from overuse. Coins displaying FT features form a minority of the surviving population, though they are more likely to be submitted for grading.

Though just one doubled-die variety is known, this for the obverse, it's a good one that is quite popular with collectors.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/13/2015

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1947 10C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 3.70 3.80 3.90 4.00 4.15 4.25 4.40 4.50 4.60 5.00 5.25 6.00 11.00 18.00 28.00 110 1375 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - 35.00 - -
1947 10C MS Full Torch
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 22.50 42.50 450 4300 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 25.00 65.00 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1304
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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11/5/2006 PCGS MS 66   Full Torch Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #66112, 66112/Lot# 24362 $21.00
3/20/2007 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #27034, 27034/Lot# 11343 $31.00
9/23/2007 NGC MS 67   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 2619 $488.75
8/13/2008 PCGS MS 67   Full Torch Teletrade Auction 2571, 2571/Lot# 1261 $403.20
1/20/2013 NGC MS 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/20/2013, 58/Lot# 45171 $50.00
12/14/2014 NGC MS 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 834, 843/Lot# 553 $85.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1947 10C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base312121212121612121620242424244172163395202939605346
6121212121316121317212424243051102240940267344220
00000016121317212424243051102240940267300
000000161215192324242435621333181484331600
1947 10C MS Full Torch
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base31212121216161616202428282828591022721333282454007290
61212121316161617212528282838731596261830368360300
000000161617212528282838731596261830368300
000000161619232728282849882159792327454100
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Grade: MS 68 FT
Points: 3683
Owner: Paul Kiraly
 
Grade: MS 67 FT
Points: 1830
Owner: Jason Colinger
 
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