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Kennedy Half Dollar 1964 to 1970

1964 Kennedy Half Dollar

The Kennedy Half Dollar issued in 1964 was a 90% silver half dollar issued by the United States mint. From 1965 to 1970 this coin was issued as 40% silver. All coins from 1971 to current are copper and nickel. 90% Silver Kennedy Half Dollars have a melt value of $  while those with 40% silver only have a melt of $ As ... Read More »

Seated Liberty Dollar 1840 to 1873

Seated Liberty Dollar

The Seated Liberty Dollar was minted between 1840 and 1873 in the United States.The current melt value for this coin is $ although a coin of this period almost always sells for much much more. From 1840 until the passage of the Coinage Act of 1873, Seated Liberty Dollars were the coins produced from the U.S. Mint. During this time, ... Read More »

Peace Dollar 1921-1928

Peace Dollar

The Peace Dollar was issued between 1921 and 1928 as well as from 1934-1935 and is a 90% silver coin belonging to the United States. The current melt value for this coin is $ As an alternative to the Morgan Dollar, and in honor of the peace accords following World War I, the Peace Dollar was designed, approved and minted. Because ... Read More »

Silver Production By Country

Silver Production By Country

We thought it was time to do a little reasearch and detail and list the worlds silver production by country. Among the top countries are Mexico, China, Peru (might be a surprise), Australia, and Russia. More details below, thanks for reading. While somewhat tied to the gold markets, silver prices declined significantly in 2013, even though trends for both gold and ... Read More »

Largest Silver Mines in the World

Worlds Silver Mines

We’ve taken some time to write an article detailing the largest silver mines in the world. These behemoths make up 35%+ of the silver mined in the entire world. If you are looking to invest in silver mines you might want to start researching one of these. As with any business over the last few years, silver mining has seen gains ... Read More »