As of May, 2024, a 1971-S Dime in uncirculated specimen can be valued between $3.00 and $8.00, 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 $83.00 in the 03/11/2012 by renowned auctioneer Great Collections, showcasing the allure of top-tier rarities.

Designer: John R. Sinnock
Edge: Reeded
Diameter: 17.90 millimeters
Weight: 2.27 grams
Mintage: 3,220,733
Mint: San Francisco
Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel over a pure Copper center
Series: Roosevelt Dimes 1965 to Date

1971-S Dime (Proof) – Price Chart

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


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 State3.008.004.47

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 1971 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($)Max Uncirculated Price($)
1971 Dime (Regular Strike)
1971-D Dime (Regular Strike)
1971-D Dime, FB (Regular Strike)N/AN/A5.002,650.00
1971 Dime, FB (Regular Strike)N/AN/A5.00850.00
1971-S Dime, CAM (Proof)N/AN/A4.0010.00
1971-S Dime, DCAM (Proof)N/AN/A4.00125.00

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.

1971-S Dime (Proof) – 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.

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Grade Impact Analysis

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)

The chart shows the min and max prices for the 1971-S Dime (Proof) coin across various grades from PO-1 to MS-70. The prices generally increase as the grade improves, with MS-69 having the highest max price $83.00.

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 1971-S Dime (Proof).

Auction House Comparison

The pie chart breaks down the market share of various auction houses for selling the 1971-S Dime (Proof) coin. Heritage Auctions dominates with 71.70% share, followed by Great Collections with 28.30% appearances respectively..

Price Trend Over Time

The graph presents a detailed analysis of the average annual auction sale price and frequency for the 1971-S Dime (Proof) 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-66NGCGreat Collections7.0011/02/2014
MS-67NGCGreat Collections7.0011/02/2014
PO-1NGCGreat Collections9.0007/13/2014
MS-69NGCGreat Collections35.0002/16/2014
MS-67NGCGreat Collections7.0002/09/2014
MS-69NGCGreat Collections39.9602/09/2014
PO-1NONEGreat Collections17.0005/05/2013
MS-69PCGSGreat Collections10.0005/06/2012
MS-69NGCGreat Collections83.0003/18/2012
MS-69NGCGreat Collections83.0003/11/2012
MS-68NGCGreat Collections66.0002/26/2012
MS-69ANACSGreat Collections7.0002/05/2012
MS-68NGCGreat Collections20.0001/29/2012
MS-68NGCGreat Collections66.0001/08/2012
MS-69PCGSGreat Collections25.0010/02/2011
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions16.0007/30/2008
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions12.0007/30/2008
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions10.0010/10/2007
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions10.0012/13/2006
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions31.0012/06/2006
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions11.0011/06/2006
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions10.0011/06/2006
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions10.0010/02/2005
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions12.0012/22/2004
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions22.0005/26/2004
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions23.0005/12/2004
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions19.0004/21/2004
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions17.0004/21/2004
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions12.0003/31/2004
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions21.0012/24/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions17.0012/03/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions11.0011/26/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions12.0011/12/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0011/05/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions13.0010/22/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions11.0010/22/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions10.0009/03/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions9.0008/20/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions9.0012/31/2002
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions22.0012/31/2002
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions11.0011/19/2002
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions11.0011/12/2002
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions7.0011/12/2002
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions8.0011/12/2002
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions7.0011/05/2002
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions7.0011/05/2002
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions18.0011/05/2002
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions8.0010/29/2002
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions8.0010/29/2002
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions8.0010/29/2002
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0010/29/2002
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions27.0010/24/2001
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions12.0009/26/2001