The silver content value for old silver coins is worth more than their face value.
Based on a silver value of $17.37/ounce the following values would be true:
Nickel - $0.98
Dime - $1.26
Quarter - $3.14
Half dollar - $6.28
Silver dollar - $13.43
Bear in mind these are bullion prices and do not take into account the possible numismatic value of the coin. Should you find a really old coin you may want to check on it's collector value - some of the older coins and some of the not-so-old coins that have a low mintage can be highly desirable..
Use the information below to sort through your coins if you plan on looking for U.S. silver ones.
Silver coins to look for are:|
1942 - 1945 Nickel (35% silver)
1916 - 1945 Mercury Dime (90% silver)
1946 - 1964 Roosevelt Dime (90% silver)
1916 - 1930 Standing Librty Quarter (90% silver)
1932 - 1964 Washington Quarter (90% silver)
1916 - 1947 Walking Liberty Half Dollar (90% silver)
1948 - 1963 Franklin Half Dollar (90% silver)
1964 Kennedy Half Dollar (.36169 oz pure silver)
1965 - 1970 (40%) Half Dollar
1878 - 1921 Morgan Dollar (90% silver)
1921 - 1935 Peace Dollar (90% silver)
1971 - 1976 (40%)Eisenhower Dollar
If you are lucky enough to find some silver coins - think twice before spending them. |
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