Roosevelt Dimes – $250 face (2,500 dimes): 178.75 troy oz silver content;
Roosevelt Dimes have been minted continuously since 1946. Until 1964, the coins had a 90% silver content.
Designed by John Sinnock, the obverse depicts a left facing bust of FDR, the words LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST, the date, mint mark and Sinnock’s initials. The reverse features an olive branch, a torch, an olive branch and the words UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UUM and ONE DIME.
The Roosies” offered here are in “average circulated” condition and are expected to conform to the industry standard of 71.5 troy ounces of silver per $100 in face value (0.0715 oz per coin).
90% silver Roosevelt Dime specifications
Mint Mark: none (Philadelphia), D (Denver), S (San Francisco)
Manufacturer: U.S. Mint
Original silver content .07234 troy oz
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Diameter: 17.91 mm