PCGS 5116 - 1958 10C

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
United States 1958 dime rev DSLR.jpg

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.

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