PCGS 5116 - 1958 10C
This dime was introduced in 1946 to honor president Franklin Roosevelt who had died in office the previous year. It was issued in silver 1946-64 and converted to copper-nickel clad copper in 1965, in which alloy it is still being minted. None of the silver issues are rare tho the 1949-S and 1950-S are slightly scarce. The 1958 is very common tho many thousands have been melted.
Recorded Mintage: 32,785,652.
Specification: 2.5 g, .900 fine silver, .072 troy oz ASW, 17.9 mm diameter, reeded edge, designed by John R. Sinnock.
Catalog reference: KM 195.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Yeoman, R. S., and Kenneth Bressett (ed.), A Guide Book of United States Coins, 59th Ed., Atlanta, GA: Whitman Publishing, 2005.