As of April, 2024, a 1953 Dime in circulated condition is worth between $3.00 and $4.00, while an uncirculated specimen can be valued between $4.00 and $650.00, depending on its grade and strike quality.

Looking back at auction records, the highest price was achieved by a Mint State grade that was hammered at $601.20 in the 11/11/2020 by renowned auctioneer Heritage Auctions, showcasing the allure of top-tier rarities.

Designer: John R. Sinnock
Edge: Reeded
Diameter: 17.90 millimeters
Weight: 2.50 grams
Mintage: 53,490,120
Mint: Philadelphia
Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
Series: Roosevelt Dimes 1946-1964

1953 Dime (Regular Strike) – Price Chart

If you are aware of your coin’s grade, refer to the following chart to determine its value:

GradePrice($)
MS-67+650.00
MS-67115.00
MS-66+40.00
MS-6630.00
MS-65+22.00
MS-6520.00
MS-64+15.00
MS-6414.00
MS-63+11.00
MS-6310.00
MS-62+8.00
MS-627.00
MS-615.00
MS-604.00
AU-58+3.00
AU-583.00
AU-55+3.00
AU-553.00
AU-53+3.00
AU-533.00
AU-50+3.00
AU-503.00
XF-45+3.00
XF-453.00
XF-403.00
VF-353.00
VF-303.00
VF-253.00
VF-203.00
F-153.00
F-123.00
VG-103.00
VG-83.00
G-63.00
G-43.00
AG-33.00
FR-23.00
PO-14.00

If you are unsure of the grade, you can assess it based on the coin’s condition. More detailed information here.

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)
Mint State4.00650.0067.93
About Uncirculated3.003.003.00
Extremely Fine3.003.003.00
Fine and Very Fine3.003.003.00
Good and Very Good3.003.003.00
Poor, Fair, and About Good3.004.003.33

Please note that the estimated values are derived from the latest data in the PCGS Price Guide and are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate. We strongly recommend reviewing actual auction records, which can be filtered by grade. For further insights, refer to our analysis report, which is based on these data.

Also, there are multiple versions of the 1953 Roosevelt Dime. We recommend checking the values of these coins as well to ensure a comprehensive assessment.

Coin NameMin Circulated Price($)Max Circulated Price($)Min Uncirculated Price($)Max Uncirculated Price($)
1953-D Dime (Regular Strike)3.004.004.00400.00
1953-S Dime (Regular Strike)3.004.004.001,100.00
1953 Dime (Regular Strike)3.004.004.00650.00
1953 Dime (Proof)N/AN/A12.00650.00
1953 Dime, FB (Regular Strike)N/AN/A8.0010,000.00
1953-D Dime, FB (Regular Strike)N/AN/A4.004,500.00
1953-D Dime D/Horiz D FS-501 (Regular Strike)N/AN/A75.00500.00
1953-D Dime D/Horiz D FS-501, FB (Regular Strike)N/AN/A140.00650.00
1953-S Dime, FB (Regular Strike)N/AN/A6.005,750.00
1953 Dime, CAM (Proof)N/AN/A38.001,750.00

Coins listed have various mint marks and designations indicating where they were minted and if they are special strikes. To learn more about what the different mint marks and designations mean, please refer to our Mint Mark Chart and Coin Designation Reference Chart.

1953 Dime (Regular Strike) – Auction Chart & Report

This tool is very user-friendly. Simply select the coin grade, and our system will provide detailed information including:

  • Lowest Sale Price
  • Highest Sale Price
  • Average Sale Price
  • Most Recent Sale Price
  • Number of Sales
  • Sales Volume

You can also select different time periods for your query: 1 month, 6 months, 1 year, 3 years, or All time, with the default set to All time.

Grade:
1m 6m 1y 3y All

$9.00

Lowest Sale Price
$51.00

Highest Sale Price
$17.79

Average Sale Price
$25.00

Most Recent Sale Price
143

Number of Sales
$2,543.53

Sales Volume

Grade Impact Analysis

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)
MS-68329.00601.20493.27
MS-67+376.00558.13467.07
MS-6718.00374.0063.69
MS-66+17.0017.0017.00
MS-669.0051.0017.79
MS-65+7.0015.0011.11
MS-6410.0010.0010.00
MS-6035.0035.0035.00
PO-17.007.007.00

The chart shows the min and max prices for the 1953 Dime (Regular Strike) coin across various grades from PO-1 to MS-68. The prices generally increase as the grade improves, with MS-68 having the highest max price $601.20.

Within each grade, there is also variability in prices, likely due to factors like specific coin characteristics or market conditions at time of sale. Overall, the chart illustrates how coin grade is a key driver of value for this particular 1953 Dime (Regular Strike).

Auction House Comparison

The pie chart breaks down the market share of various auction houses for selling the 1953 Dime (Regular Strike) coin. Heritage Auctions dominates with 80.58% share, followed by David Lawrence RC / Great Collections with 10.19% / 7.28% appearances respectively..

Price Trend Over Time

The graph presents a detailed analysis of the average annual auction sale price and frequency for the 1953 Dime (Regular Strike) coin over the years. This visual representation traces the coin's value fluctuations, illustrating periods of increase, decrease, or stability in its average auction price.

Such a historical view is indispensable for collectors, investors, or researchers who are keen on comprehending the market dynamics and the coin's value trend over an extended period.

Raw Auction Records

Here are the lasted auction records from the auction history of the past years. You can filter these records by coin grade.

GradeGrade SourceSellerPrice($)Sold Date
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions67.0009/07/2022
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions549.6004/07/2021
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions601.2011/11/2020
MS-67PCGSStack's Bowers40.0011/20/2019
MS-60PCGSStack's Bowers35.0011/20/2019
MS-67PCGSStack's Bowers105.0011/20/2019
MS-60PCGSStack's Bowers35.0011/20/2019
MS-66PCGSDavid Lawrence RC25.0008/25/2019
MS-66PCGSDavid Lawrence RC9.0005/19/2019
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions47.0002/13/2019
MS-68ANACSHeritage Auctions329.0002/07/2017
MS-66PCGSDavid Lawrence RC30.0012/12/2016
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions57.0009/25/2016
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions94.0008/09/2016
MS-66NGCDavid Lawrence RC12.0006/28/2015
MS-67+NGCHeritage Auctions376.0001/11/2015
MS-67NGCGreat Collections21.0011/02/2014
MS-66PCGSGreat Collections37.0010/05/2014
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions97.5309/08/2014
MS-66PCGSGreat Collections26.5308/31/2014
MS-67+PCGSHeritage Auctions558.1308/05/2014
MS-66NGCGreat Collections13.0003/30/2014
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions98.7003/24/2014
MS-67NGCGreat Collections24.3602/16/2014
MS-66PCGSGreat Collections51.0001/19/2014
PO-1PCGSGreat Collections7.0009/15/2013
MS-65+NGCGreat Collections9.0006/23/2013
MS-66+PCGSGreat Collections17.0006/02/2013
MS-65+NGCHeritage Auctions15.0001/28/2013
MS-67NGCGreat Collections40.0012/16/2012
MS-66NGCGreat Collections13.0007/15/2012
MS-67NGCGreat Collections40.0007/01/2012
MS-65+NGCGreat Collections14.0004/29/2012
MS-66NGCGreat Collections30.0002/19/2012
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions89.0012/12/2011
MS-65+NGCGreat Collections15.0011/20/2011
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions69.0008/22/2011
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions18.0002/14/2011
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions17.0008/05/2009
MS-67NGCDavid Lawrence RC49.0005/04/2009
MS-67NGCDavid Lawrence RC49.0004/07/2009
MS-66NGCDavid Lawrence RC19.0003/19/2009
MS-67NGCDavid Lawrence RC49.0003/19/2009
MS-66NGCDavid Lawrence RC30.0003/19/2009
MS-67NGCDavid Lawrence RC49.0003/19/2009
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions27.0012/15/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions12.0012/10/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions29.0010/06/2008
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions13.0008/20/2008
MS-66PCGSDavid Lawrence RC16.0008/11/2008
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions39.0008/06/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions16.0007/09/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0006/04/2008
MS-65+PCGSDavid Lawrence RC15.0004/24/2008
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions18.0003/31/2008
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions18.0003/12/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0003/10/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions27.0003/05/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions31.0003/03/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0002/27/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0002/25/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0002/20/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions12.0002/18/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0002/13/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0002/11/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0002/06/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0002/04/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0001/30/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions18.0001/28/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0001/23/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0001/21/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions27.0001/16/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0012/27/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0012/24/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions18.0012/19/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0012/17/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0012/12/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions13.0012/10/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0012/05/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0012/03/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions18.0011/28/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0011/26/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0011/21/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions13.0011/19/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0011/14/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions25.0011/12/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions18.0011/07/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions23.0011/05/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions16.0010/31/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0010/29/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0010/24/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0010/22/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions16.0010/17/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions16.0010/15/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions12.0010/10/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions13.0010/08/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions13.0010/03/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions13.0010/01/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions16.0009/26/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0009/24/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions17.0009/19/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions23.0009/17/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions11.0009/12/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0009/10/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0009/05/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0009/03/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions16.0008/29/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions11.0008/27/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions11.0008/22/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions13.0008/20/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions12.0008/15/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions18.0008/06/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions16.0008/01/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions16.0007/30/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions17.0007/25/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0007/23/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions17.0007/18/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions19.0007/09/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions20.0007/04/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0007/02/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions16.0006/27/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions12.0006/25/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions13.0006/20/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0006/18/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions13.0006/13/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0006/11/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions13.0006/06/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions16.0006/04/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions12.0005/30/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions12.0005/28/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0005/21/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions12.0005/16/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0005/14/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0005/09/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions10.0005/02/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions11.0004/30/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0004/25/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0004/23/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0004/18/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions24.0004/16/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions24.0004/09/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions24.0003/28/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0003/26/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions24.0003/21/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions35.0003/19/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions24.0003/14/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions24.0003/07/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions29.0003/05/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0002/28/2007
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions374.0001/15/2007
MS-65+ANACSHeritage Auctions10.0011/06/2006
MS-65+ANACSHeritage Auctions10.0010/30/2006
MS-65+ANACSHeritage Auctions10.0010/25/2006
MS-66ANACSDavid Lawrence RC14.0010/23/2006
MS-66ANACSHeritage Auctions10.0010/16/2006
MS-65+ANACSHeritage Auctions10.0010/16/2006
MS-66ANACSHeritage Auctions11.0010/11/2006
MS-65+ANACSHeritage Auctions10.0010/11/2006
MS-65+ANACSHeritage Auctions10.0010/09/2006
MS-65+ANACSHeritage Auctions10.0010/04/2006
MS-65+ANACSHeritage Auctions10.0010/02/2006
MS-65+ANACSHeritage Auctions12.0009/27/2006
MS-66ANACSHeritage Auctions18.0009/27/2006
MS-65+ANACSHeritage Auctions10.0009/20/2006
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions12.0007/19/2006
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions51.0007/17/2006
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions25.0002/15/2006
MS-65+PCGSDavid Lawrence RC8.0012/19/2005
MS-65+NGCDavid Lawrence RC13.0010/10/2005
MS-66PCGSDavid Lawrence RC15.0009/19/2005
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions27.0008/07/2005
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions27.0008/03/2005
MS-66PCGSDavid Lawrence RC15.0007/25/2005
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions23.0007/24/2005
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions10.0006/08/2005
MS-66PCGSDavid Lawrence RC14.0005/16/2005
MS-65+PCGSHeritage Auctions13.0005/11/2005
MS-66PCGSDavid Lawrence RC14.0005/09/2005
MS-66PCGSDavid Lawrence RC17.0003/21/2005
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions23.0001/17/2005
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions11.0001/17/2005
MS-66PCGSDavid Lawrence RC20.0001/03/2005
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions12.0012/12/2004
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions15.0011/24/2004
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions11.0010/31/2004
MS-65+ANACSHeritage Auctions7.0010/27/2004
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions12.0009/22/2004
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions19.0009/22/2004
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions38.0009/15/2004
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions14.0009/15/2004
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions98.0007/20/2004
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions18.0006/02/2004
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions72.0003/17/2004
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions77.0002/02/2004
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0012/03/2003
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions22.0010/22/2003
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions18.0010/01/2003
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions26.0009/17/2003
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions17.0006/18/2003
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions76.0003/13/2002
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions38.0012/19/2001
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions32.0010/03/2001
MS-67ANACSHeritage Auctions32.0007/18/2001
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions40.0002/02/2000
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions40.0001/12/2000
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions60.0001/05/2000

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