GreatCollections Gives High Pop 1958 Proof Dime

GreatCollections Offers Top Pop 1958 Proof Dime

GreatCollections is providing collectors the chance to win a surprising 1958 Deep Cameo PR 69 Roosevelt Dime of their present on-line public sale. Bidding on this totally lustrous coin ends Sunday, Could 8, 2022, at 5:05 PM Pacific Time (8:05 PM Jap). This uncommon coin is a should for any collector of recent dimes. On the time of publication, the very best of 29 bids stands at $2,551 USD, and with 10 days to go stands to shatter the public sale document for all 1958 Roosevelt dimes struck on the Philadelphia Mint.

So as to create a Cameo Proof, first, the Mint both sandblasts or acid etches your entire die floor. This course of creates a frosted matte look on the coin’s gadgets. Subsequent, the die fields are closely polished, which provides the coin’s fields a mirror-like end. The distinction between the Deep Cameo and an everyday Cameo designation is the “diploma of frosting current” on the gadgets (NGC, 2018). Because the dies are used for a lot of cash, the roughened surfaces of the die will probably be slowly worn down over the piece’s life, which then ends in a much less dramatically frosted floor.

The public sale document for a 1958 Deep Cameo Roosevelt dime presently stands at $2,585 and was set in April 2013. There are, nonetheless, no publicly recorded public sale data of a Deep Cameo 1958 dime licensed as PR 68 since 2017 or as PR 69 since 2015. Regardless of this, earlier gross sales present comparatively regular progress in worth from round $700 in 2010 and 2011 to the present document value.

As a result of the mintage of those cash was tied to the variety of Philadelphia Proof Units offered, solely 875,652 complete Proof dimes in 1958 had been struck. This mintage is down from down 1,247,952 in 1957. This mintage lower represented the primary decline in Proof Set gross sales by the US Mint since 1936.

Regardless of a low mintage of 875,652 Proof Roosevelt dimes struck in 1958, solely a only a few Extremely Cameo (NGC) or Deep Cameo (PCGS) proofs had been produced and to search out one in PF 65 or higher could be very unusual. Whereas PCGS CoinFacts estimates that there are solely 8,000 Deep Cameo 1958 dimes in PR 65 or higher. Actually, PCGS has solely graded six examples in PR 69, whereas NGC has licensed 16.


Like all present US cash besides the Lincoln cent, the Roosevelt dime’s obverse design is dominated by a left-facing profile of the eponymous president. Positioned within the northwest quadrant, straight within the sleek rim, is the legend LIBERTY. Beneath the bust’s chin, in smaller letters is the second obverse legend, IN GOD WE TRUST. The date, 1958 is squeezed straight beneath the neck truncation and to the appropriate of the initials “JS” of US Mint Chief Engraver John R. Sinnock, the coin’s designer. When this coin was struck, the Philadelphia Mint was not utilizing a mintmark.

Fully encircling the reverse design on the high are the phrases UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, and on the underside in barely bigger phrases is the denomination ONE DIME. The flaming torch, which symbolizes liberty, is showcased because the central function of this coin’s reverse design. The torch is flanked by an olive department on the left and an oak department on the appropriate, which symbolize peace and victory, respectively. America’s conventional motto E PLURIBUS UNUM is cut up into 4 components (E PLU / RIB / US U / NUM) by the branches and torch. Because the breaks should not between the Latin phrases, there are centering dots in every phrase break.

Bidding ends on Sunday, Could 8, 2022, 5:05:40 PM Pacific Time (PT).

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