• Silver Coin Melt Values (Live)

    Silver Coin Melt Values (Live)

    The following page displays silver coin melt values for United States minted coins commonly in circulation. While the collectability, also known as the numismatic value, might be hard to memorize the silver content of the coins in terms of percentages % is fairly easy to remember. Here it is quickly and then we will break it down below. Most Dollars, Half Dollars, Quarters, and Dimes (but not nickels) minted before 1965 are 90% with a few variances to the rule. If you have a small scale you will want to set it to measure in Oz / Troy Oz if possible. 1 troy oz = 31.1034768 grams or $ at the current spot price. 1 Silver Dollar is worth $ (90% Silver) 1 Pre 1965 Silver Half Dollar is worth $ (90% Silver), while a half dollar minted between 1965 and 1970 (40% silver) is worth less at $ 1 Silver Quarter is worth $ (90% Silver) ... Read More »
  • How much is a silver quarter worth?

    How much is a silver quarter worth?

  • How much is a silver dime worth?

    How much is a silver dime worth?

  • 4 Silver Flatware Buying Tips

    4 Silver Flatware Buying Tips

  • Silver Coins vs Silver Bullion

    Silver Coins vs Silver Bullion

  • Mercury Dime 1916-1945

    Mercury Dime 1916-1945

    The Mercury Dime was a dime issued at the United States mint(s) during the years of 1916 through 1945. Current silver melt value for any mercury dime is $ as the coin is 90% silver. After the Coinage Act of 1890, where Congress passed legislation where the design of U.S. coins could be updated after a coin had been in circulation for 25 years, the dime, quarter and half dollar came up for redesign around 1915. The penny and silver dollar had already been updated and, Adolph A. Weinman won a design competition in 1915 for the design for the new dime. Although it’s official designation is the “Winged Liberty” Dime, with wings on the head of Liberty to signify freedom of thought, the common designation of the winged god Mercury persisted. This lead to most people calling it the “Mercury Dime”. Issued from 1916 through 1945 when it was replaced with the ... Read More »
  • Seated Liberty Dollar 1840 to 1873

    Seated Liberty Dollar 1840 to 1873

  • Liberty Seated Half Dollar 1839 to 1886

    Liberty Seated Half Dollar 1839 to 1886

  • Washington Quarter 1932 to Present

    Washington Quarter 1932 to Present

  • Franklin Half Dollar 1948 to 1963

    Franklin Half Dollar 1948 to 1963