1970 S Roosevelt Dime
Coin Dealer Insight: Production ramped up a bit in 1970 with just over 1.1 billion dimes produced between the Denver and Philadelphia mints. Even though silver coinage was slowly being weeded out of circulation, either through hoarding or at the Federal Reserve, there were still plenty of silver coins being used. 1970 also has a 1970 DDR and 1970 D DDR error dime to reach circulation. There are also the 1970 S DDR and 1970 No S proof error coins as well.
Value: Can usually be found and sold for somewhere between $0.40-$1.60 price dictated by condition, certification, and current demand. Other factors include location, inventory, and urgency of sale.
Estimated Value Based on Scale:
- VG-8 $0.40
- F-12 $0.60
- VF-20 $0.80
- EF-40 $1.00
- AU-55 $1.20
- MS-63 $1.40
- MS-65 $1.60
Mint: San Francisco
Production: 2,394,000 Roosevelt dimes were minted at the San Francisco mint in 1970.
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.