Obverse: Features Identifying Mint State Grade: Traces of wear to the surface decides if a coin is uncirculated or a lower grade. Reverse: Features Identifying the Fine Grade: Most of the fine inner lines to the torch, flame, and leaves are missing. Franklin Half Dollar (1948-1963) $20 – $50: Kennedy Half Dollar 1964: $10 – $400. Washington Quarter (1932 – 1964) $25 – $100. /* 468x60 CoinTrackers Articles */ The value of a 1949S Roosevelt dime ranges from $10 in EF condition to $200 for mint state specimens. These coins, baring a special circumstance, will be worth face value. If the dime is in certified mint state (MS+) condition, it can bring as much as $55 at auction by a renowned coin grading company. https://nnp.wustl.edu/library/book/514144. 1940's Roosevelt Dimes The following is a list of all the Roosevelt Dimes from the 1940's decade and their values. Click here to Learn How to use Coin Price Charts. Coins outside a grading service holder are also traded in the market, generally a slightly less quality mint state dime. Roosevelt had been stricken with polio, and was one of the moving forces of the March of Dimes.The ten-cent coin could be changed by the Mint without the need for congressional action, and officials moved quickly to replace the Mercury dime. Dubbed one of America’s most popular Presidents, the portrait of Franklin Roosevelt graces the obverse of the Roosevelt Dime. With silver at $27.29 The original spelling was "disme" because the word is based on the Latin word "decimus," meaning "one tenth" and was pronounced dime.The French used the word "disme" when they came up with the idea of money divided into ten parts in the 1500s, although they hadn’t implemented the idea.