Ruger Mini 14 Serial Number Lookup

Figure out hold your Mini 14 is with the Ruger Mini 14 serial number lookup chart below:

Ruger Mini 14 serial numbers

(Manufactured from 1974 to 1977)
Caliber: .223 Rem.
Beginning Serial Number | Year of Production

180-00001 1974
180-05101 1975
180-28282 1976
180-59251 1977
181-07488 1978
181-48351 1979
181-84879 1980
182-45601 1981
183-03581 1982
183-40455 1983
184-17175 1984
184-26063 1985
184-95448 1986
185-14140 1987
185-50455 1988
185-56556 1989
185-81009 1990
186-05029 1991
186-18250 1992
186-20065 1993
186-31116 1994
186-42502 1995
186-58133 1996
186-66855 1997
186-81445 1998
186-87432 1999
*196-06325 2000
*196-44553 2001
*196-80982 2002
*196-99207 2003
*197-12180 2004

Ruger Mini 14 Ranch Rifle serial numbers

(Manufactured from 1982 - 2004)
Caliber: .222 Rem., .223 Rem.
Beginning Serial Number | Year of Production
187-00001 1982
187-02611 1983
187-13218 1984
187-27226 1985
187-50919 1986
187-59308 1987
187-70033 1988
187-84127 1989
188-01157 1990
188-30499 1991
188-50902 1992
188-66901 1993
188-71086 1994
188-85981 1995
195-06037 1996
195-27761 1997
195-44221 1998
195-63542 1999
196-06325 2000
196-44553 2001
196-80982 2002
196-99207 2003
197-12180 2004

New Ruger Mini 14 Ranch Rifle serial numbers

Caliber .223 Rem.
Beginning Serial Number | Year of Production
580-00001 2005
580-15286 2006
580-32382 2007
580-50951 2008
580-76276 2009

The above chart shows mini 14 serial numbers, approximate first serial number shipped for the indicated year. This Ruger Mini 14 serial number 180 should be used as a point of reference only. It is not necessarily the very first serial number shipped, but it can be used to determine the approximate year your Ruger Mini-14 was shipped.