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US Silver Coin Melt Values

Current Intrinsic Metal Value of US Silver Coins

The chart below shows every type of silver coin made in US history along with data about metal composition. This table shows the intrinsic value of the silver content used to make the coins. Even if the coin is ruined and the numismatic value is nothing, the silver itself can make these coins quite valuable, especially for bullion collectors or investors. If you would like to see the numismatic values, click on the link of the coin type and view the additional tables.

Current Precious and Base Metal Bullion Spot Prices:

Updated Live! Gold, Silver, Platinum and Copper.   Updated Daily: Nickel, Zinc and Manganese.
As of March 27 2015 05:04 PM CDT:

Gold: $1198.50 per Ounce    Silver: $16.97 per Ounce    Platinum: $1140.30 per Ounce
Copper: $2.76 per Pound    Nickel: $6.18 per Pound    Zinc: $0.94 per Pound    Manganese: $1896.02 per Ton   

ImageType DescriptionMetal ContentWeightDenominationMelt Value
Three Cents
Silver Three Cent Three Cents    Silver Three Cent Three Cents (1851-1853)
75% Silver - 25% Copper
0.8 grams
$0.03
$0.3286
Half Dimes
Flowing Hair Half Dimes    Flowing Hair Half Dimes (1794-1795)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
1.34 grams
$0.05
$0.6516
Draped Bust Half Dimes    Draped Bust Half Dimes (1796-1797)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
1.35 grams
$0.05
$0.6564
Capped Bust Half Dimes    Capped Bust Half Dimes (1829-1837)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
1.35 grams
$0.05
$0.6637
Seated Liberty Half Dimes    Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1838)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
1.34 grams
$0.05
$0.6588
Nickels
Jefferson Nickels    Jefferson Silver Wartime Nickels (1942-1945)
56% Copper - 35% Silver - 9% Manganese
5 grams
$0.05
$0.9728
Dimes
Draped Bust Dimes    Draped Bust Dimes (1796-1797)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
2.7 grams
$0.10
$1.3129
Capped Bust Dimes    Capped Bust Dimes (1809-1828)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
2.7 grams
$0.10
$1.3274
Seated Liberty Dimes    Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1838)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
2.67 grams
$0.10
$1.3127
Barber Dimes    Barber Dimes (1892-1916)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
2.5 grams
$0.10
$1.2291
Mercury Dimes    Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
2.5 grams
$0.10
$1.2291
Roosevelt Dimes    Roosevelt Dimes (1946-1964)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
2.5 grams
$0.10
$1.2291
Twenty Cents
 Twenty Cents    Twenty Cents Pieces (1875-1878)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
5 grams
$0.20
$2.4582
Quarters
Draped Bust Quarters    Draped Bust Quarters (1796)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
6.74 grams
$0.25
$3.2773
Capped Bust Quarters    Capped Bust Quarters (1815-1828)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
6.74 grams
$0.25
$3.3137
Seated Liberty Quarters    Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1840)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
6.68 grams
$0.25
$3.2842
Barber Quarters    Barber Quarters (1892-1916)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
6.25 grams
$0.25
$3.0728
Standing Liberty Quarters    Standing Liberty Quarters (1916-1917)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
6.25 grams
$0.25
$3.0728
Washington Quarters    Washington Quarters (1932-1964)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
6.25 grams
$0.25
$3.0728
Half Dollars
Flowing Hair Half Dollars    Flowing Hair Half Dollars (1794-1795)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
13.48 grams
$0.50
$6.5547
Draped Bust Half Dollars    Draped Bust Half Dollars (1796-1797)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
13.48 grams
$0.50
$6.5547
Capped Bust Half Dollars    Capped Bust Half Dollars (1807-1836)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
13.48 grams
$0.50
$6.6274
Seated Liberty Half Dollars    Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1853)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
13.36 grams
$0.50
$6.5684
Barber Half Dollars    Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
12.5 grams
$0.50
$6.1456
Walking Liberty Half Dollars    Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1917)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
12.5 grams
$0.50
$6.1456
Franklin Half Dollars    Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
12.5 grams
$0.50
$6.1456
Kennedy Half Dollars    Kennedy Half Dollars (1964)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
12.5 grams
$0.50
$6.1456
Kennedy Half Dollars    Kennedy Half Dollars 40% Silver (1965 - 1970)
40% Silver - 60% Copper
11.5 grams
$0.50
$2.5517
Dollars
Flowing Hair Dollars    Flowing Hair Dollars (1794-1795)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
26.96 grams
$1.00
$13.1093
Draped Bust Dollars    Draped Bust Dollars (1795-1798)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
26.96 grams
$1.00
$13.1093
Gobrecht Dollars    Gobrecht Dollars (1836-1839)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
26.8 grams
$1.00
$13.0315
Seated Liberty Dollars    Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1866)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
26.73 grams
$1.00
$13.1417
Trade Dollars    Trade Dollars (1873-1885)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
27.22 grams
$1.00
$13.3826
Morgan Dollars    Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
26.73 grams
$1.00
$13.1417
Peace Dollars    Peace Dollars (1921-1935)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
26.73 grams
$1.00
$13.1417
Eisenhower Dollars    Eisenhower Dollars 40% Silver (1971 - 1976)
40% Silver - 60% Copper
24.59 grams
$1.00
$5.4563
Bullion Coins
Silver American Eagle Bullion Coins    Silver American Eagle Bullion Coins (1986-Present)
99.93% Silver - 0.07% Copper
31.101 grams
$1.00
$16.9569
America The Beautiful Bullion Coins    America The Beautiful Bullion Coins (2010-Present)
99.9% Fine Silver
155.52 grams
$0.25
$84.8429

Silver Coin Melt Value Calculator

Use this calculator to find the value of your silver coins. Choose from any silver coin ever made in US history and enter how many you have. The current silver spot price is automatically inputted into the calculator but you can also change this to different prices as well.

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