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 February 11 2016 02:32 AM CST:
Gold: $1212.70 per Ounce
Silver: $15.40 per Ounce
Platinum: $936.80 per Ounce
Copper: $2.03 per Pound
Nickel: $3.55 per Pound
Zinc: $0.76 per Pound
Manganese: $1342.63 per Ton

Image Type Description Metal Content Weight Denomination Melt Value
Three Cents
Silver Three Cent Three Cents   Silver Three Cents (1851-1873)75% Silver - 25% Copper0.8 grams$0.03$0.2980
Half Dimes
Flowing Hair Half Dimes   Flowing Hair Half Dimes (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.34 grams$0.05$0.5911
Draped Bust Half DimesDraped Bust Half Dimes (1796-1805)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.35 grams$0.05$0.5956
Capped Bust Half Dimes   Capped Bust Half Dimes (1829-1837)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.35 grams$0.05$0.6022
Seated Liberty Half DimesSeated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)90% Silver - 10% Copper1.34 grams$0.05$0.5977
Nickels
Jefferson Nickels    Jefferson Silver Wartime Nickels (1942-1945)56% Copper - 35% Silver - 9% Manganese5 grams$0.05$0.8797
Dimes
Draped Bust DimesDraped Bust Dimes (1796-1807)89% Silver - 11% Copper2.7 grams$0.10$1.1911
Capped Bust DimesCapped Bust Dimes (1809-1837)89% Silver - 11% Copper2.7 grams$0.10$1.2044
Seated Liberty DimesSeated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.67 grams$0.10$1.1910
Barber Dimes   Barber Dimes (1892-1916)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.1151
Mercury Dimes   Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.1151
Roosevelt Dimes   Roosevelt Dimes (1946-1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.1151
Twenty Cents
 Twenty Cents    Twenty Cents Pieces (1875-1878)90% Silver - 10% Copper5 grams$0.20$2.2303
Quarters
Draped Bust QuartersDraped Bust Quarters (1796-1807)89% Silver - 11% Copper6.74 grams$0.25$2.9734
Capped Bust QuartersCapped Bust Quarters (1815-1838)89% Silver - 11% Copper6.74 grams$0.25$3.0064
Seated Liberty QuartersSeated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.68 grams$0.25$2.9797
Barber Quarters   Barber Quarters (1892-1916)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$2.7879
Standing Liberty QuartersStanding Liberty Quarters (1916-1930)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$2.7879
Washington Quarters   Washington Quarters (1932-1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$2.7879
Washington Bicentennial Quarters    Washington Bicentennial Quarters 40% Silver (1975-1976)40% Silver - 60% Copper5.75 grams$0.25$1.1542
Half Dollars
Flowing Hair Half Dollars   Flowing Hair Half Dollars (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$5.9467
Draped Bust Half DollarsDraped Bust Half Dollars (1796-1807)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$5.9467
Capped Bust Half DollarsCapped Bust Half Dollars (1807-1839)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$6.0128
Seated Liberty Half DollarsSeated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)90% Silver - 10% Copper13.36 grams$0.50$5.9593
Barber Half Dollars   Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$5.5757
Walking Liberty Half Dollars   Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$5.5757
Franklin Half Dollars   Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$5.5757
Kennedy Half Dollars   Kennedy Half Dollars (1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$5.5757
Kennedy Half Dollars    Kennedy Half Dollars 40% Silver (1965 - 1970)40% Silver - 60% Copper11.5 grams$0.50$2.3084
Dollars
Flowing Hair Dollars   Flowing Hair Dollars (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.96 grams$1.00$11.8934
Draped Bust Dollars   Draped Bust Dollars (1795-1804)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.96 grams$1.00$11.8934
Gobrecht Dollars   Gobrecht Dollars (1836-1839)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.8 grams$1.00$11.8228
Seated Liberty Dollars   Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1873)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$11.9231
Trade Dollars   Trade Dollars (1873-1885)90% Silver - 10% Copper27.22 grams$1.00$12.1417
Morgan Dollars   Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$11.9231
Peace Dollars   Peace Dollars (1921-1935)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$11.9231
Eisenhower Dollars    Eisenhower Dollars 40% Silver (1971 - 1976)40% Silver - 60% Copper24.59 grams$1.00$4.9360
Bullion Coins
Silver American Eagle Bullion Coins   Silver American Eagle Bullion Coins (1986-Present)99.93% Silver - 0.07% Copper31.101 grams$1.00$15.3881
America The Beautiful Bullion Coins   America The Beautiful Bullion Coins (2010-Present)99.9% Fine Silver155.52 grams$0.25$76.9936

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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