1950 S Roosevelt Dime

The 1950 S version of the Roosevelt Dime is worth on average $38.00 if in Mint State (uncirculated), while one in poor condition will have a value of just $8.00. If the coin has an error, or is certified this will further add to the appeal and raise it's price numismatically speaking.


  • Year: 1950
  • Mint: S
  • Type: Roosevelt Dime
  • Mintage: 117,000,000
  • Metal: 90% silver 10% copper
  • What's it worth?: $38.00 to $8.00

The 1950 S Dime featuring Franklin D. Roosevelt is considered a key date. Also sometimes called tough dates, or difficult dates, coins like this are important to remember. This coin is as sought after as any Roosevelt Dime.

Be on the lookout for FB or Full Bands on the reverse of the coin. In the center of the reverse there are 2 bands around the top of the torch. If these lines are clean and not worn then the coin is considered a FB Roosevelt Dime.

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Top coins in this series. List price based off high end conditions that have been certified.

$75 1949 S Roosevelt Dime
$40 1955 Roosevelt Dime
$38 1950 S Roosevelt Dime

Known errors. Coins in order by date. To learn more about each error simply click on the read more link.

1982 No Mint Mark 1982 No Mint Mark Dime? In 1982 a limited no mint mark error was released to the publ...
1965 Silver Planchet

In 1965 several Roosevelt Dimes were struck on leftover silver planchets remaining...

Off Center Strike

Off Center Strike Roosevelt dime errors occurred when the planchet was struck the ...

Misaligned Die Misaligned Die errors occur when the die when on die is perfectly aligned and the oth...
Struck Through

Struck Through errors occur when a foreign material gets between the die and the p...

Rare Coins. Key and Semi-Key Dates to remember. Based on various factors.

1996 W 1996 W Roosevelt Dimes are Key Date First Dime with W (West Point) mint mark....
1979 P 1979 P Roosevelt Dime considered Semi Key by many collectors...
1949 S 1949 S Roosevelt Dimes are Key or Semi Key...

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Common Questions

Pre 1965 on the reverse center bottom above the letter E. Denver (D), and San Francisco (S) mint marks can be found. Lack of any mint mark indicates the coin was minted in Philadelphia (P). After 1965 on the front bottom right. P,D,S mint marks. Even Philadelphia had a mark present after 1965.

Mint Mark

Franklin D. Roosevelt is on the obverse of the dime. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the 32nd president of the United States of America. FDR implemented the New Deal that improved roads, schools, and infrastructure putting people to work.

Roosevelt Dime

The Roosevelt Dime has a weight of 2.537 g.