1981 S Roosevelt Dime


1981 Dime

Coin Dealer Insight: Production slipped marginally in 1981 with just over 1.3 billion dimes produced from Philadelphia and Denver mints combined. 1981 also saw the return of the flawed S die in San Francisco which saw a resurgence of the 1981 S "Filled S" (Type 1) and the 1981 S "Clear S" (Type 2) error dimes.

Value: Can usually be found and sold for somewhere between $0.45-$1.80 price dictated by condition, certification, and current demand. Other factors include location, inventory, and urgency of sale.

Estimated Value Based on Scale:

  • VG-8 $0.45
  • F-12 $0.68
  • VF-20 $0.90
  • EF-40 $1.13
  • AU-55 $1.35
  • MS-63 $1.58
  • MS-65 $1.80

Mint: San Francisco

Production: 4,063,000 Roosevelt dimes were minted at the San Francisco mint in 1981.

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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