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FB FT 1976 Roos. Dime Clarification

Hello, just looking for advice from some more knowledgeable people... I have a 1976 dime, and I'm wondering if it could be either FB or FT. I'm thinking of submitting it for grading, as the condition seems to be great, as well. Anyway, here's the dime... what do you all think?



  • MFeldMFeld Posts: 11,069 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Welcome to the forum.

    Your coin does not qualify for Full Bands - see the link below for an explanation of Full Bands.
    It includes this definition: "“PCGS designates Full Bands for Roosevelt Dimes that grade MS60 or better and show full separation of the upper and lower horizontal bands of the torch on the reverse. To qualify for this designation, a coin must also show no significant cuts or marks across the horizontal bands.”


    Your coin would not merit the cost of grading.

    Mark Feld* of Heritage Auctions*Unless otherwise noted, my posts here represent my personal opinions.

  • gumby1234gumby1234 Posts: 5,150 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice album coin. Not a FB or FT.

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  • GreenstangGreenstang Posts: 540 ✭✭✭

    Not FB and certainly not worth $50-60.00 getting it graded.
    It is a nice dime so put it in a 2x2 and keep in your collection.

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @irontoad30... Welcome aboard. Your dime is not of the quality that would merit submitting to a TPG. Put it in an album and build a series of Roosevelt dimes. Get a Redbook and learn more about grading coins and values. Good luck in the hobby... Cheers, RickO

  • Right on, thanks everyone for commenting, and your advice!

  • jesbrokenjesbroken Posts: 8,699 ✭✭✭✭✭

    There is a 1976 D FT Roosie in an NGC holder selling for $120 on ebay. That might be a better buy than purchasing one and sending it in with S/H/Insurance fees. Not being mean, but if you think your sample is worthy of grading, you might want to buy already holdered.

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