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 1 2015 09:22 PM CDT:
Gold: $1141.00 per Ounce
Silver: $14.55 per Ounce
Platinum: $1004.90 per Ounce
Copper: $2.30 per Pound
Nickel: $4.39 per Pound
Zinc: $0.81 per Pound
Manganese: $1614.79 per Ton

Image Type Description Metal Content Weight Denomination Melt Value
Three Cents
Silver Three Cent Three Cents   Silver Three Cent Three Cents (1851-1853)75% Silver - 25% Copper0.8 grams$0.03$0.2817
Half Dimes
Flowing Hair Half Dimes   Flowing Hair Half Dimes (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.34 grams$0.05$0.5586
Draped Bust Half Dimes   Draped Bust Half Dimes (1796-1797)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.35 grams$0.05$0.5628
Capped Bust Half Dimes   Capped Bust Half Dimes (1829-1837)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.35 grams$0.05$0.5691
Seated Liberty Half Dimes   Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1838)90% Silver - 10% Copper1.34 grams$0.05$0.5648
Nickels
Jefferson Nickels    Jefferson Silver Wartime Nickels (1942-1945)56% Copper - 35% Silver - 9% Manganese5 grams$0.05$0.8336
Dimes
Draped Bust Dimes   Draped Bust Dimes (1796-1797)89% Silver - 11% Copper2.7 grams$0.10$1.1256
Capped Bust Dimes   Capped Bust Dimes (1809-1828)89% Silver - 11% Copper2.7 grams$0.10$1.1381
Seated Liberty Dimes   Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1838)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.67 grams$0.10$1.1255
Barber Dimes   Barber Dimes (1892-1916)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.0538
Mercury Dimes   Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.0538
Roosevelt Dimes   Roosevelt Dimes (1946-1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.0538
Twenty Cents
 Twenty Cents    Twenty Cents Pieces (1875-1878)90% Silver - 10% Copper5 grams$0.20$2.1076
Quarters
Draped Bust Quarters   Draped Bust Quarters (1796)89% Silver - 11% Copper6.74 grams$0.25$2.8099
Capped Bust Quarters   Capped Bust Quarters (1815-1828)89% Silver - 11% Copper6.74 grams$0.25$2.8411
Seated Liberty Quarters   Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1840)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.68 grams$0.25$2.8158
Barber Quarters   Barber Quarters (1892-1916)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$2.6345
Standing Liberty Quarters   Standing Liberty Quarters (1916-1917)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$2.6345
Washington Quarters   Washington Quarters (1932-1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$2.6345
Washington Bicentennial Quarters Washington Bicentennial Quarters 40% Silver (1975-1976)40% Silver - 60% Copper5.75 grams$0.25$1.0934
Half Dollars
Flowing Hair Half Dollars   Flowing Hair Half Dollars (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$5.6197
Draped Bust Half Dollars   Draped Bust Half Dollars (1796-1797)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$5.6197
Capped Bust Half Dollars   Capped Bust Half Dollars (1807-1836)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$5.6821
Seated Liberty Half Dollars   Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1853)90% Silver - 10% Copper13.36 grams$0.50$5.6315
Barber Half Dollars   Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$5.2690
Walking Liberty Half DollarsWalking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$5.2690
Franklin Half Dollars   Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$5.2690
Kennedy Half Dollars   Kennedy Half Dollars (1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$5.2690
Kennedy Half Dollars    Kennedy Half Dollars 40% Silver (1965 - 1970)40% Silver - 60% Copper11.5 grams$0.50$2.1868
Dollars
Flowing Hair Dollars   Flowing Hair Dollars (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.96 grams$1.00$11.2395
Draped Bust Dollars   Draped Bust Dollars (1795-1798)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.96 grams$1.00$11.2395
Gobrecht Dollars   Gobrecht Dollars (1836-1839)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.8 grams$1.00$11.1728
Seated Liberty Dollars   Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1866)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$11.2673
Trade Dollars   Trade Dollars (1873-1885)90% Silver - 10% Copper27.22 grams$1.00$11.4738
Morgan Dollars   Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$11.2673
Peace Dollars   Peace Dollars (1921-1935)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$11.2673
Eisenhower Dollars    Eisenhower Dollars 40% Silver (1971 - 1976)40% Silver - 60% Copper24.59 grams$1.00$4.6760
Bullion Coins
Silver American Eagle Bullion Coins   Silver American Eagle Bullion Coins (1986-Present)99.93% Silver - 0.07% Copper31.101 grams$1.00$14.5388
America The Beautiful Bullion Coins   America The Beautiful Bullion Coins (2010-Present)99.9% Fine Silver155.52 grams$0.25$72.7439

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.

View the following link: Silver Coin Melt Value Calculator.


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