1979 P Roosevelt Dime


1979 Dime

Coin Dealer Insight: Production dropped yet again in 1979 with just over 706 million dimes produced that year. However, the San Francisco mint apparently had a problem with a die which created the 1979 S "Filled S" (or 1979 S Type 1) error dime. Partway through production, the die was replaced which created the 1979 S "Clear S" (or 1979 S Type 2) dimes.

Value: Can usually be found and sold for somewhere between $0.12-$6.00 price dictated by condition, certification, and current demand. Other factors include location, inventory, and urgency of sale.

Estimated Value Based on Scale:

Mint: Philadelphia

Production: 315,440,000 Roosevelt dimes were minted at the Philadelphia mint in 1979.

Silver: This coin is 90% Silver with a silver weight of around 0 troy ounce pure silver. The other 10% is copper having no significant intrinsic value.

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