Roosevelt Clad Dime Values and Prices

How Much Is My Roosevelt Clad Dime (1965-Date) Worth?

1967 Roosevelt Dime
1967 Roosevelt Dime. Image Courtesy of: Heritage Auction Galleries,

This guide will tell you how much your Roosevelt Clad Dimes minted from 1965 to the present are worth.  The table below provides average coin values and prices based upon the condition of the coin.  

History of the Clad Roosevelt Dime

Between 1963 in 1965 the United States was experiencing a coin shortage. This was mainly due to the rising price of silver causing the intrinsic melt value of silver coins to be worth more than their face value.

In 1965, the United States began converting all of their silver coins to a copper nickel clad composition. John Sinnock's design of the Roosevelt dime remained unchanged. However,  the United States Mint continued to blame the coin shortage on coin collectors. Therefore from 1965 through 1967 they removed all mint marks from United States coins. Beginning in 1968, the mint resumed using mint marks to identify where the coins were made.

Market Analysis

Roosevelt dimes are still made for circulation by the United States Mint. The current coin is made with a copper and nickel clad alloy.  Up until 1964, dimes were made with 90% silver. If you want to get the most money for your Roosevelt clad dime collection, you need to sort them and organize them so the dealer can quickly see what you have.

Key Dates, Rarities and Varieties

In 1982 a die was made for a Roosevelt dime without the required "P" mint mark.

A "1982 No P Mint Mark" coin is worth considerable more than regular 1982 Philadelphia mint dimes.  As such, this coin is frequently counterfeit or altered from common 1982-P dimes.  Therefore, you should have the coin authenticated by a reputable coin dealer or third party grading service.

  •    1982 "No P" Roosevelt Dime

    Condition or Grade

    If your coin is worn and looks similar to the one illustrated in the link below, it is considered a circulated coin.

    • Photo of a Circulated Roosevelt Dime

    If your coin looks similar to the one illustrated in the link below and has no evidence of wear due to being in circulation, it is considered an uncirculated coin.

    • Photo of an Uncirculated Roosevelt Dime

    Mint Marks

    Roosevelt Clad Dimes were produced at four different mints: Philadelphia (no mint mark), Denver (D), San Francisco (S) and West Point (W).  As illustrated in the picture link below, the mint mark is located on the obverse of the coin, near the lower right side above the date.

    • Photo of the Roosevelt Dime Mint Mark Location

    Roosevelt Dime (Clad) Average Prices and Values

    The following table lists the buy price (what you can expect to pay to a dealer to purchase the coin) and sell value (what you can expect a dealer to pay you if you sell the coin). The first column lists the date and mint mark (see the photo above) followed by the buy price and the sell value for an average circulated clad Roosevelt Dime.  The next two columns list the buy price and the sell value for an average uncirculated. These are approximate retail prices and wholesale values.

    The actual offer you receive from a particular coin dealer will vary depending on the actual grade of the coin and a number of other factors that determine its worth.

    Date & MintCirculated Uncirculated
    BuySell BuySell
    1965$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.40
    1965 SMS$0.25F.V. $2.00$1.20
    1966$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.40
    1966 SMS$0.25F.V. $3.00$0.80
    1967$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.40
    1967 SMS$0.25F.V. $3.00$1.20
    1968$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.40
    1968 D$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.40
    1969$0.25F.V. $3.00$0.40
    1969 D$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.40
    1970$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.40
    1970 D$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.40
    1971$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.40
    1971 D$0.25F.V. $1.00$0.40
    1972$0.25F.V. $1.00$0.40
    1972 D$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.40
    1973$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.30
    1973 D$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.30
    1974$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.30
    1974 D$0.25F.V. $1.00$0.30
    1975$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.30
    1975 D$0.25F.V. $1.00$0.30
    1976$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.30
    1976 D$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.30
    Date & MintCirculated Uncirculated
    BuySell BuySell
    1977$0.25F.V. $1.00$0.30
    1977 D$0.25F.V. $1.00$0.30
    1978$0.25F.V. $1.00$0.30
    1978 D$0.25F.V. $1.00$0.30
    1979$0.25F.V. $1.00$0.30
    1979 D$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.30
    1980 P$0.25F.V. $1.00$0.30
    1980 D$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.30
    1981 P$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.30
    1981 D$0.25F.V. $1.00$0.30
    1982 P$0.25F.V. $4.00$2.00
    1982 P No Mint Mark *$38.00$19.00 $200.00$60.00
    1982 D$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.80
    1983 P$0.25F.V. $3.00$1.20
    1983 D$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.80
    1984 P$0.25F.V. $1.00$0.30
    1984 D$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.30
    1985 P$0.25F.V. $1.00$0.30
    1985 D$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.30
    1986 P$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.20
    1986 D$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.20
    1987 P$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.20
    1987 D$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.20
    1988 P$0.25F.V. $1.00$0.20
    1988 D$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.20
    Date & MintCirculated Uncirculated
    BuySell BuySell
    1989 P$0.25F.V. $1.00$0.20
    1989 D$0.25F.V. $1.00$0.20
    1990 P$0.25F.V. $2.00$0.20
    1990 D$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    1991 P$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    1991 D$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    1992 P$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    1992 D$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    1993 P$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    1993 D$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    1994 P$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    1994 D$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    1995 P$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    1995 D$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    1996 P$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    1996 W$2.00$1.10 $15.00$6.00
    1996 D$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    1997 P$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    1997 D$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    1998 P$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    1998 D$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    1999 P$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    1999 D$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    Date & MintCirculated Uncirculated
    BuySell BuySell
    2000 P$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    2000 D$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    2001 P$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    2001 D$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    2002 P$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    2002 D$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    2003 P$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    2003 D$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    2004 P$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    2004 D$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    2005 P$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    2005 D$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    2006 P$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    2006 D$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    2007 P$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    2007 D$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    2008 P$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    2008 D$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    2009 P$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    2009 D$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    2010 P$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    2010 D$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    2011 P$0.25F.V. $1.00F.V.
    2011 D$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    2012 P$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.
    2012 D$0.25F.V. $2.00F.V.

    F.V. = Face Value
    *= See the section above "Key Dates, Rarities and Varieties" for more information on these coins.

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