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 29 2017 06:19 AM CDT:
Gold: $1253.70 per Ounce
Silver: $18.17 per Ounce
Platinum: $955.90 per Ounce
Copper: $2.67 per Pound
Nickel: $4.47 per Pound
Zinc: $1.28 per Pound
Manganese: $1578.50 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$0.3517
Half Dimes
Flowing Hair Half Dimes   Flowing Hair Half Dimes (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.34 grams$0.05$0.6976
Draped Bust Half DimesDraped Bust Half Dimes (1796-1805)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.35 grams$0.05$0.7028
Capped Bust Half Dimes   Capped Bust Half Dimes (1829-1837)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.35 grams$0.05$0.7106
Seated Liberty Half DimesSeated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)90% Silver - 10% Copper1.34 grams$0.05$0.7053
Nickels
Jefferson Nickels    Jefferson Silver Wartime Nickels (1942-1945)56% Copper - 35% Silver - 9% Manganese5 grams$0.05$1.0396
Dimes
Draped Bust DimesDraped Bust Dimes (1796-1807)89% Silver - 11% Copper2.7 grams$0.10$1.4055
Capped Bust DimesCapped Bust Dimes (1809-1837)89% Silver - 11% Copper2.7 grams$0.10$1.4211
Seated Liberty DimesSeated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.67 grams$0.10$1.4054
Barber Dimes   Barber Dimes (1892-1916)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.3159
Mercury Dimes   Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.3159
Roosevelt Dimes   Roosevelt Dimes (1946-1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.3159
Twenty Cents
 Twenty Cents    Twenty Cents Pieces (1875-1878)90% Silver - 10% Copper5 grams$0.20$2.6317
Quarters
Draped Bust QuartersDraped Bust Quarters (1796-1807)89% Silver - 11% Copper6.74 grams$0.25$3.5086
Capped Bust QuartersCapped Bust Quarters (1815-1838)89% Silver - 11% Copper6.74 grams$0.25$3.5476
Seated Liberty QuartersSeated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.68 grams$0.25$3.5160
Barber Quarters   Barber Quarters (1892-1916)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$3.2897
Standing Liberty QuartersStanding Liberty Quarters (1916-1930)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$3.2897
Washington Quarters   Washington Quarters (1932-1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$3.2897
Washington Bicentennial Quarters    Washington Bicentennial Quarters 40% Silver (1975-1976)40% Silver - 60% Copper5.75 grams$0.25$1.3639
Half Dollars
Flowing Hair Half Dollars   Flowing Hair Half Dollars (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$7.0172
Draped Bust Half DollarsDraped Bust Half Dollars (1796-1807)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$7.0172
Capped Bust Half DollarsCapped Bust Half Dollars (1807-1839)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$7.0952
Seated Liberty Half DollarsSeated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)90% Silver - 10% Copper13.36 grams$0.50$7.0320
Barber Half Dollars   Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$6.5794
Walking Liberty Half Dollars   Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$6.5794
Franklin Half Dollars   Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$6.5794
Kennedy Half Dollars   Kennedy Half Dollars (1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$6.5794
Kennedy Half Dollars    Kennedy Half Dollars 40% Silver (1965 - 1970)40% Silver - 60% Copper11.5 grams$0.50$2.7278
Dollars
Flowing Hair Dollars   Flowing Hair Dollars (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.96 grams$1.00$14.0345
Draped Bust Dollars   Draped Bust Dollars (1795-1804)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.96 grams$1.00$14.0345
Gobrecht Dollars   Gobrecht Dollars (1836-1839)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.8 grams$1.00$13.9512
Seated Liberty Dollars   Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1873)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$14.0693
Trade Dollars   Trade Dollars (1873-1885)90% Silver - 10% Copper27.22 grams$1.00$14.3272
Morgan Dollars   Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$14.0693
Peace Dollars   Peace Dollars (1921-1935)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$14.0693
Eisenhower Dollars    Eisenhower Dollars 40% Silver (1971 - 1976)40% Silver - 60% Copper24.59 grams$1.00$5.8328
Bullion Coins
American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins   American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins (1986-Present)99.93% Silver - 0.07% Copper31.101 grams$1.00$18.1560
America The Beautiful Bullion Coins   America The Beautiful Bullion Coins (2010-Present)99.9% Fine Silver155.52 grams$0.25$90.8424

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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