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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 September 19 2014 08:51 PM CDT:

Gold: $1216.30 per Ounce    Silver: $17.85 per Ounce    Platinum: $1336.70 per Ounce
Copper: $3.09 per Pound    Nickel: $8.07 per Pound    Zinc: $1.02 per Pound    Manganese: $2250.00 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
$0.3457
Half Dimes
Flowing Hair Half Dimes    Flowing Hair Half Dimes (1794-1795)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
1.34 grams
$0.05
$0.6854
Draped Bust Half Dimes    Draped Bust Half Dimes (1796-1797)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
1.35 grams
$0.05
$0.6905
Capped Bust Half Dimes    Capped Bust Half Dimes (1829-1837)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
1.35 grams
$0.05
$0.6982
Seated Liberty Half Dimes    Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1838)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
1.34 grams
$0.05
$0.6930
Nickels
Jefferson Nickels    Jefferson Silver Wartime Nickels (1942-1945)
56% Copper - 35% Silver - 9% Manganese
5 grams
$0.05
$1.0245
Dimes
Draped Bust Dimes    Draped Bust Dimes (1796-1797)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
2.7 grams
$0.10
$1.3811
Capped Bust Dimes    Capped Bust Dimes (1809-1828)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
2.7 grams
$0.10
$1.3964
Seated Liberty Dimes    Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1838)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
2.67 grams
$0.10
$1.3809
Barber Dimes    Barber Dimes (1892-1916)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
2.5 grams
$0.10
$1.2930
Mercury Dimes    Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
2.5 grams
$0.10
$1.2930
Roosevelt Dimes    Roosevelt Dimes (1946-1964)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
2.5 grams
$0.10
$1.2930
Twenty Cents
 Twenty Cents    Twenty Cents Pieces (1875-1878)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
5 grams
$0.20
$2.5859
Quarters
Draped Bust Quarters    Draped Bust Quarters (1796)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
6.74 grams
$0.25
$3.4476
Liberty Cap Quarters    Liberty Cap Quarters (1815-1828)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
7.74 grams
$0.25
$3.9591
Seated Liberty Quarters    Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1840)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
6.68 grams
$0.25
$3.4548
Barber Quarters    Barber Quarters (1892-1916)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
6.25 grams
$0.25
$3.2324
Standing Liberty Quarters    Standing Liberty Quarters (1916-1917)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
6.25 grams
$0.25
$3.2324
Washington Quarters    Washington Quarters (1932-1964)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
6.25 grams
$0.25
$3.2324
50 States and Territories Quarters    50 States and Territories Quarters (1999-2008)
91.67% Copper - 8.33% Nickel
5.67 grams
$0.25
$2.9324
America The Beautiful Quarters    America The Beautiful Quarters (2010-2021)
91.67% Copper - 8.33% Nickel
5.67 grams
$0.25
$0.25
$3.2536
Half Dollars
Flowing Hair Half Dollars    Flowing Hair Half Dollars (1794-1795)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
13.48 grams
$0.50
$6.8952
Draped Bust Half Dollars    Draped Bust Half Dollars (1796-1797)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
13.48 grams
$0.50
$6.8952
Liberty Cap Half Dollars    Liberty Cap Half Dollars (1807-1836)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
13.48 grams
$0.50
$6.8952
Seated Liberty Half Dollars    Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1853)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
13.36 grams
$0.50
$6.9096
Barber Half Dollars    Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
12.5 grams
$0.50
$6.4648
Walking Liberty Half Dollars    Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1917)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
12.5 grams
$0.50
$6.4648
Franklin Half Dollars    Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
12.5 grams
$0.50
$6.4648
Kennedy Half Dollars    Kennedy Half Dollars (1964)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
12.5 grams
$0.50
$6.4648
Kennedy Half Dollars    Kennedy Half Dollars 40% Silver (1965 - 1970)
40% Silver - 60% Copper
11.5 grams
$0.50
$2.6869
Dollars
Flowing Hair Dollars    Flowing Hair Dollars (1794-1795)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
26.96 grams
$1.00
$13.7904
Draped Bust Dollars    Draped Bust Dollars (1795-1798)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
26.96 grams
$1.00
$13.7904
Gobrecht Dollars    Gobrecht Dollars (1836-1839)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
26.8 grams
$1.00
$13.7085
Seated Liberty Dollars    Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1866)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
26.73 grams
$1.00
$13.8243
Trade Dollars    Trade Dollars (1873-1885)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
27.22 grams
$1.00
$14.0777
Morgan Dollars    Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
26.73 grams
$1.00
$13.8243
Peace Dollars    Peace Dollars (1921-1935)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
26.73 grams
$1.00
$13.8243
Eisenhower Dollars    Eisenhower Dollars 40% Silver (1971 - 1976)
40% Silver - 60% Copper
24.59 grams
$1.00
$5.7453
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
$17.8362
America The Beautiful Bullion Coins    America The Beautiful Bullion Coins (2010-Present)
99.9% Fine Silver
155.52 grams
$0.25
$89.2426

Silver Coin Melt Value Calculator

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