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 May 30 2015 01:15 PM CDT:
Gold: $1190.20 per Ounce
Silver: $16.71 per Ounce
Platinum: $1117.10 per Ounce
Copper: $2.73 per Pound
Nickel: $5.69 per Pound
Zinc: $0.99 per Pound
Manganese: $1841.59 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$0.3235
Half Dimes
Flowing Hair Half Dimes    Flowing Hair Half Dimes (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.34 grams$0.05$0.6416
Draped Bust Half Dimes    Draped Bust Half Dimes (1796-1797)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.35 grams$0.05$0.6464
Capped Bust Half Dimes    Capped Bust Half Dimes (1829-1837)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.35 grams$0.05$0.6536
Seated Liberty Half Dimes    Seated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1838)90% Silver - 10% Copper1.34 grams$0.05$0.6487
Nickels
Jefferson Nickels    Jefferson Silver Wartime Nickels (1942-1945)56% Copper - 35% Silver - 9% Manganese5 grams$0.05$0.9579
Dimes
Draped Bust Dimes    Draped Bust Dimes (1796-1797)89% Silver - 11% Copper2.7 grams$0.10$1.2928
Capped Bust Dimes    Capped Bust Dimes (1809-1828)89% Silver - 11% Copper2.7 grams$0.10$1.3071
Seated Liberty Dimes    Seated Liberty Dimes (1837-1838)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.67 grams$0.10$1.2926
Barber Dimes    Barber Dimes (1892-1916)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.2103
Mercury Dimes    Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.2103
Roosevelt Dimes    Roosevelt Dimes (1946-1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.2103
Twenty Cents
 Twenty Cents    Twenty Cents Pieces (1875-1878)90% Silver - 10% Copper5 grams$0.20$2.4206
Quarters
Draped Bust Quarters    Draped Bust Quarters (1796)89% Silver - 11% Copper6.74 grams$0.25$3.2271
Capped Bust Quarters    Capped Bust Quarters (1815-1828)89% Silver - 11% Copper6.74 grams$0.25$3.2629
Seated Liberty Quarters    Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1840)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.68 grams$0.25$3.2339
Barber Quarters    Barber Quarters (1892-1916)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$3.0257
Standing Liberty Quarters    Standing Liberty Quarters (1916-1917)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$3.0257
Washington Quarters    Washington Quarters (1932-1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$3.0257
Half Dollars
Flowing Hair Half Dollars    Flowing Hair Half Dollars (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$6.4543
Draped Bust Half Dollars    Draped Bust Half Dollars (1796-1797)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$6.4543
Capped Bust Half Dollars    Capped Bust Half Dollars (1807-1836)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$6.5259
Seated Liberty Half Dollars    Seated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1853)90% Silver - 10% Copper13.36 grams$0.50$6.4678
Barber Half Dollars    Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$6.0515
Walking Liberty Half Dollars    Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1917)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$6.0515
Franklin Half Dollars    Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$6.0515
Kennedy Half Dollars    Kennedy Half Dollars (1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$6.0515
Kennedy Half Dollars    Kennedy Half Dollars 40% Silver (1965 - 1970)40% Silver - 60% Copper11.5 grams$0.50$2.5128
Dollars
Flowing Hair Dollars    Flowing Hair Dollars (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.96 grams$1.00$12.9086
Draped Bust Dollars    Draped Bust Dollars (1795-1798)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.96 grams$1.00$12.9086
Gobrecht Dollars    Gobrecht Dollars (1836-1839)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.8 grams$1.00$12.8320
Seated Liberty Dollars    Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1866)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$12.9404
Trade Dollars    Trade Dollars (1873-1885)90% Silver - 10% Copper27.22 grams$1.00$13.1777
Morgan Dollars    Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$12.9404
Peace Dollars    Peace Dollars (1921-1935)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$12.9404
Eisenhower Dollars    Eisenhower Dollars 40% Silver (1971 - 1976)40% Silver - 60% Copper24.59 grams$1.00$5.3731
Bullion Coins
Silver American Eagle Bullion Coins    Silver American Eagle Bullion Coins (1986-Present)99.93% Silver - 0.07% Copper31.101 grams$1.00$16.6971
America The Beautiful Bullion Coins    America The Beautiful Bullion Coins (2010-Present)99.9% Fine Silver155.52 grams$0.25$83.5431

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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