Silver content for US silver coins - silver dollars, half dollars, quarters, dimes, nickels

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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..

US Silver Coins

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.

If you've been thinking about collecting or investing in silver coins, visit www.goldcoins-silverbullion.com for timely information and excellent buys.








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