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 July 31 2015 08:27 PM CDT:
Gold: $1094.50 per Ounce
Silver: $14.88 per Ounce
Platinum: $980.00 per Ounce
Copper: $2.37 per Pound
Nickel: $4.94 per Pound
Zinc: $0.89 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$0.2881
Half Dimes
Flowing Hair Half Dimes    Flowing Hair Half Dimes (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.34 grams$0.05$0.5713
Draped Bust Half Dimes    Draped Bust Half Dimes (1796-1797)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.35 grams$0.05$0.5756
Capped Bust Half Dimes    Capped Bust Half Dimes (1829-1837)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.35 grams$0.05$0.5820
Seated Liberty Half Dimes    Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1838)90% Silver - 10% Copper1.34 grams$0.05$0.5777
Nickels
Jefferson Nickels    Jefferson Silver Wartime Nickels (1942-1945)56% Copper - 35% Silver - 9% Manganese5 grams$0.05$0.8526
Dimes
Draped Bust Dimes    Draped Bust Dimes (1796-1797)89% Silver - 11% Copper2.7 grams$0.10$1.1512
Capped Bust Dimes    Capped Bust Dimes (1809-1828)89% Silver - 11% Copper2.7 grams$0.10$1.1639
Seated Liberty Dimes    Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1838)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.67 grams$0.10$1.1510
Barber Dimes    Barber Dimes (1892-1916)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.0777
Mercury Dimes    Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.0777
Roosevelt Dimes    Roosevelt Dimes (1946-1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.0777
Twenty Cents
 Twenty Cents    Twenty Cents Pieces (1875-1878)90% Silver - 10% Copper5 grams$0.20$2.1554
Quarters
Draped Bust Quarters    Draped Bust Quarters (1796)89% Silver - 11% Copper6.74 grams$0.25$2.8736
Capped Bust Quarters    Capped Bust Quarters (1815-1828)89% Silver - 11% Copper6.74 grams$0.25$2.9055
Seated Liberty Quarters    Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1840)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.68 grams$0.25$2.8796
Barber Quarters    Barber Quarters (1892-1916)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$2.6943
Standing Liberty Quarters    Standing Liberty Quarters (1916-1917)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$2.6943
Washington Quarters    Washington Quarters (1932-1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$2.6943
Half Dollars
Flowing Hair Half Dollars    Flowing Hair Half Dollars (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$5.7472
Draped Bust Half Dollars    Draped Bust Half Dollars (1796-1797)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$5.7472
Capped Bust Half Dollars    Capped Bust Half Dollars (1807-1836)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$5.8110
Seated Liberty Half Dollars    Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1853)90% Silver - 10% Copper13.36 grams$0.50$5.7593
Barber Half Dollars    Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$5.3886
Walking Liberty Half Dollars    Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1917)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$5.3886
Franklin Half Dollars    Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$5.3886
Kennedy Half Dollars    Kennedy Half Dollars (1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$5.3886
Kennedy Half Dollars    Kennedy Half Dollars 40% Silver (1965 - 1970)40% Silver - 60% Copper11.5 grams$0.50$2.2367
Dollars
Flowing Hair Dollars    Flowing Hair Dollars (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.96 grams$1.00$11.4945
Draped Bust Dollars    Draped Bust Dollars (1795-1798)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.96 grams$1.00$11.4945
Gobrecht Dollars    Gobrecht Dollars (1836-1839)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.8 grams$1.00$11.4263
Seated Liberty Dollars    Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1866)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$11.5229
Trade Dollars    Trade Dollars (1873-1885)90% Silver - 10% Copper27.22 grams$1.00$11.7341
Morgan Dollars    Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$11.5229
Peace Dollars    Peace Dollars (1921-1935)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$11.5229
Eisenhower Dollars    Eisenhower Dollars 40% Silver (1971 - 1976)40% Silver - 60% Copper24.59 grams$1.00$4.7827
Bullion Coins
Silver American Eagle Bullion Coins    Silver American Eagle Bullion Coins (1986-Present)99.93% Silver - 0.07% Copper31.101 grams$1.00$14.8685
America The Beautiful Bullion Coins    America The Beautiful Bullion Coins (2010-Present)99.9% Fine Silver155.52 grams$0.25$74.3938

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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