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 28 2024 10:43 AM CST:
Gold: $2044.37 per Ounce
Silver: $22.58 per Ounce
Platinum: $892.21 per Ounce
Copper: $3.84 per Pound
Nickel: $7.47 per Pound
Zinc: $1.08 per Pound
Manganese: $1790.00 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$0.4373
Half Dimes
Flowing Hair Half Dimes   Flowing Hair Half Dimes (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.34 grams$0.05$0.8670
Draped Bust Half DimesDraped Bust Half Dimes (1796-1805)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.35 grams$0.05$0.8735
Capped Bust Half Dimes   Capped Bust Half Dimes (1829-1837)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.35 grams$0.05$0.8735
Seated Liberty Half DimesSeated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)90% Silver - 10% Copper1.34 grams$0.05$0.8766
Nickels
Jefferson Nickels    Jefferson Silver Wartime Nickels (1942-1945)56% Copper - 35% Silver - 9% Manganese5 grams$0.05$1.2950
Dimes
Draped Bust DimesDraped Bust Dimes (1796-1807)89% Silver - 11% Copper2.7 grams$0.10$1.7470
Capped Bust DimesCapped Bust Dimes (1809-1837)89% Silver - 11% Copper2.7 grams$0.10$1.7470
Seated Liberty DimesSeated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.67 grams$0.10$1.7468
Barber Dimes   Barber Dimes (1892-1916)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.6355
Mercury Dimes   Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.6355
Roosevelt Dimes   Roosevelt Dimes (1946-1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.6355
Twenty Cents
 Twenty Cents    Twenty Cents Pieces (1875-1878)90% Silver - 10% Copper5 grams$0.20$3.2711
Quarters
Draped Bust QuartersDraped Bust Quarters (1796-1807)89% Silver - 11% Copper6.74 grams$0.25$4.3610
Capped Bust QuartersCapped Bust Quarters (1815-1838)89% Silver - 11% Copper6.74 grams$0.25$4.3610
Seated Liberty QuartersSeated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.68 grams$0.25$4.3701
Barber Quarters   Barber Quarters (1892-1916)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$4.0888
Standing Liberty QuartersStanding Liberty Quarters (1916-1930)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$4.0888
Washington Quarters   Washington Quarters (1932-1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$4.0888
Washington Bicentennial Quarters    Washington Bicentennial Quarters 40% Silver (1975-1976)40% Silver - 60% Copper5.75 grams$0.25$1.6989
Half Dollars
Flowing Hair Half Dollars   Flowing Hair Half Dollars (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$8.7221
Draped Bust Half DollarsDraped Bust Half Dollars (1796-1807)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$8.7221
Capped Bust Half DollarsCapped Bust Half Dollars (1807-1839)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$8.7221
Seated Liberty Half DollarsSeated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)90% Silver - 10% Copper13.36 grams$0.50$8.7403
Barber Half Dollars   Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$8.1777
Walking Liberty Half Dollars   Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$8.1777
Franklin Half Dollars   Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$8.1777
Kennedy Half Dollars   Kennedy Half Dollars (1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$8.1777
Kennedy Half Dollars    Kennedy Half Dollars 40% Silver (1965 - 1970)40% Silver - 60% Copper11.5 grams$0.50$3.3978
Dollars
Flowing Hair Dollars   Flowing Hair Dollars (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.96 grams$1.00$17.4442
Draped Bust Dollars   Draped Bust Dollars (1795-1804)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.96 grams$1.00$17.4442
Gobrecht Dollars   Gobrecht Dollars (1836-1839)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.8 grams$1.00$17.3406
Seated Liberty Dollars   Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1873)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$17.4871
Trade Dollars   Trade Dollars (1873-1885)90% Silver - 10% Copper27.22 grams$1.00$17.8077
Morgan Dollars   Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$17.4871
Peace Dollars   Peace Dollars (1921-1935)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$17.4871
Eisenhower Dollars    Eisenhower Dollars 40% Silver (1971 - 1976)40% Silver - 60% Copper24.59 grams$1.00$7.2655
American Innovation Dollars   American Innovation Dollars (2018-2032)88.5% Copper - 6% Zinc - 3.5% Manganese - 2% Nickel8.1 grams$1.00$0.0000
Bullion Coins
American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins   American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins (1986-2021)99.93% Silver - 0.07% Copper31.101 grams$1.00$22.5626
American Palladium Eagle Bullion Coins   American Palladium Eagle Bullion Coins (2017-Present)99.95% Palladium31.12 grams$0.0000
America The Beautiful Bullion Coins   America The Beautiful Bullion Coins (2010-Present)99.9% Fine Silver155.52 grams$0.25$112.8906

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.

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