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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 October 22 2014 08:48 AM CDT:

Gold: $1245.30 per Ounce    Silver: $17.25 per Ounce    Platinum: $1274.30 per Ounce
Copper: $3.02 per Pound    Nickel: $6.90 per Pound    Zinc: $1.01 per Pound    Manganese: $2300.00 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
$0.3341
Half Dimes
Flowing Hair Half Dimes    Flowing Hair Half Dimes (1794-1795)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
1.34 grams
$0.05
$0.6624
Draped Bust Half Dimes    Draped Bust Half Dimes (1796-1797)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
1.35 grams
$0.05
$0.6673
Capped Bust Half Dimes    Capped Bust Half Dimes (1829-1837)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
1.35 grams
$0.05
$0.6747
Seated Liberty Half Dimes    Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1838)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
1.34 grams
$0.05
$0.6697
Nickels
Jefferson Nickels    Jefferson Silver Wartime Nickels (1942-1945)
56% Copper - 35% Silver - 9% Manganese
5 grams
$0.05
$0.9903
Dimes
Draped Bust Dimes    Draped Bust Dimes (1796-1797)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
2.7 grams
$0.10
$1.3347
Capped Bust Dimes    Capped Bust Dimes (1809-1828)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
2.7 grams
$0.10
$1.3495
Seated Liberty Dimes    Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1838)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
2.67 grams
$0.10
$1.3345
Barber Dimes    Barber Dimes (1892-1916)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
2.5 grams
$0.10
$1.2495
Mercury Dimes    Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
2.5 grams
$0.10
$1.2495
Roosevelt Dimes    Roosevelt Dimes (1946-1964)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
2.5 grams
$0.10
$1.2495
Twenty Cents
 Twenty Cents    Twenty Cents Pieces (1875-1878)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
5 grams
$0.20
$2.4990
Quarters
Draped Bust Quarters    Draped Bust Quarters (1796)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
6.74 grams
$0.25
$3.3318
Liberty Cap Quarters    Liberty Cap Quarters (1815-1828)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
7.74 grams
$0.25
$3.8261
Seated Liberty Quarters    Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1840)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
6.68 grams
$0.25
$3.3387
Barber Quarters    Barber Quarters (1892-1916)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
6.25 grams
$0.25
$3.1238
Standing Liberty Quarters    Standing Liberty Quarters (1916-1917)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
6.25 grams
$0.25
$3.1238
Washington Quarters    Washington Quarters (1932-1964)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
6.25 grams
$0.25
$3.1238
50 States and Territories Quarters    50 States and Territories Quarters (1999-2008)
91.67% Copper - 8.33% Nickel
5.67 grams
$0.25
$2.8339
America The Beautiful Quarters    America The Beautiful Quarters (2010-2021)
91.67% Copper - 8.33% Nickel
5.67 grams
$0.25
$0.25
$3.1443
Half Dollars
Flowing Hair Half Dollars    Flowing Hair Half Dollars (1794-1795)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
13.48 grams
$0.50
$6.6635
Draped Bust Half Dollars    Draped Bust Half Dollars (1796-1797)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
13.48 grams
$0.50
$6.6635
Liberty Cap Half Dollars    Liberty Cap Half Dollars (1807-1836)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
13.48 grams
$0.50
$6.6635
Seated Liberty Half Dollars    Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1853)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
13.36 grams
$0.50
$6.6774
Barber Half Dollars    Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
12.5 grams
$0.50
$6.2476
Walking Liberty Half Dollars    Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1917)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
12.5 grams
$0.50
$6.2476
Franklin Half Dollars    Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
12.5 grams
$0.50
$6.2476
Kennedy Half Dollars    Kennedy Half Dollars (1964)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
12.5 grams
$0.50
$6.2476
Kennedy Half Dollars    Kennedy Half Dollars 40% Silver (1965 - 1970)
40% Silver - 60% Copper
11.5 grams
$0.50
$2.5971
Dollars
Flowing Hair Dollars    Flowing Hair Dollars (1794-1795)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
26.96 grams
$1.00
$13.3270
Draped Bust Dollars    Draped Bust Dollars (1795-1798)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
26.96 grams
$1.00
$13.3270
Gobrecht Dollars    Gobrecht Dollars (1836-1839)
89% Silver - 11% Copper
26.8 grams
$1.00
$13.2480
Seated Liberty Dollars    Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1866)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
26.73 grams
$1.00
$13.3598
Trade Dollars    Trade Dollars (1873-1885)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
27.22 grams
$1.00
$13.6047
Morgan Dollars    Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
26.73 grams
$1.00
$13.3598
Peace Dollars    Peace Dollars (1921-1935)
90% Silver - 10% Copper
26.73 grams
$1.00
$13.3598
Eisenhower Dollars    Eisenhower Dollars 40% Silver (1971 - 1976)
40% Silver - 60% Copper
24.59 grams
$1.00
$5.5533
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
$17.2367
America The Beautiful Bullion Coins    America The Beautiful Bullion Coins (2010-Present)
99.9% Fine Silver
155.52 grams
$0.25
$86.2428

Silver Coin Melt Value Calculator

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