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 3 2022 07:07 AM CDT:
Gold: $1673.95 per Ounce
Silver: $19.67 per Ounce
Platinum: $885.16 per Ounce
Copper: $3.47 per Pound
Nickel: $10.39 per Pound
Zinc: $1.37 per Pound
Manganese: $2275.00 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$0.3810
Half Dimes
Flowing Hair Half Dimes   Flowing Hair Half Dimes (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.34 grams$0.05$0.7553
Draped Bust Half DimesDraped Bust Half Dimes (1796-1805)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.35 grams$0.05$0.7610
Capped Bust Half Dimes   Capped Bust Half Dimes (1829-1837)89% Silver - 11% Copper1.35 grams$0.05$0.7610
Seated Liberty Half DimesSeated Liberty Half Dimes (1837-1873)90% Silver - 10% Copper1.34 grams$0.05$0.7637
Nickels
Jefferson Nickels    Jefferson Silver Wartime Nickels (1942-1945)56% Copper - 35% Silver - 9% Manganese5 grams$0.05$1.1293
Dimes
Draped Bust DimesDraped Bust Dimes (1796-1807)89% Silver - 11% Copper2.7 grams$0.10$1.5219
Capped Bust DimesCapped Bust Dimes (1809-1837)89% Silver - 11% Copper2.7 grams$0.10$1.5219
Seated Liberty DimesSeated Liberty Dimes (1837-1891)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.67 grams$0.10$1.5217
Barber Dimes   Barber Dimes (1892-1916)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.4248
Mercury Dimes   Mercury Dimes (1916-1945)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.4248
Roosevelt Dimes   Roosevelt Dimes (1946-1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper2.5 grams$0.10$1.4248
Twenty Cents
 Twenty Cents    Twenty Cents Pieces (1875-1878)90% Silver - 10% Copper5 grams$0.20$2.8496
Quarters
Draped Bust QuartersDraped Bust Quarters (1796-1807)89% Silver - 11% Copper6.74 grams$0.25$3.7992
Capped Bust QuartersCapped Bust Quarters (1815-1838)89% Silver - 11% Copper6.74 grams$0.25$3.7992
Seated Liberty QuartersSeated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.68 grams$0.25$3.8071
Barber Quarters   Barber Quarters (1892-1916)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$3.5621
Standing Liberty QuartersStanding Liberty Quarters (1916-1930)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$3.5621
Washington Quarters   Washington Quarters (1932-1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper6.25 grams$0.25$3.5621
Washington Bicentennial Quarters    Washington Bicentennial Quarters 40% Silver (1975-1976)40% Silver - 60% Copper5.75 grams$0.25$1.4809
American Women Quarters   American Women Quarters (2022-2025)91.67% Copper - 8.33% Nickel5.67 grams$0.25$3.2315
Half Dollars
Flowing Hair Half Dollars   Flowing Hair Half Dollars (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$7.5984
Draped Bust Half DollarsDraped Bust Half Dollars (1796-1807)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$7.5984
Capped Bust Half DollarsCapped Bust Half Dollars (1807-1839)89% Silver - 11% Copper13.48 grams$0.50$7.5984
Seated Liberty Half DollarsSeated Liberty Half Dollars (1839-1891)90% Silver - 10% Copper13.36 grams$0.50$7.6143
Barber Half Dollars   Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$7.1241
Walking Liberty Half Dollars   Walking Liberty Half Dollars (1916-1947)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$7.1241
Franklin Half Dollars   Franklin Half Dollars (1948-1963)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$7.1241
Kennedy Half Dollars   Kennedy Half Dollars (1964)90% Silver - 10% Copper12.5 grams$0.50$7.1241
Kennedy Half Dollars    Kennedy Half Dollars 40% Silver (1965 - 1970)40% Silver - 60% Copper11.5 grams$0.50$2.9618
Dollars
Flowing Hair Dollars   Flowing Hair Dollars (1794-1795)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.96 grams$1.00$15.1969
Draped Bust Dollars   Draped Bust Dollars (1795-1804)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.96 grams$1.00$15.1969
Gobrecht Dollars   Gobrecht Dollars (1836-1839)89% Silver - 11% Copper26.8 grams$1.00$15.1067
Seated Liberty Dollars   Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1873)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$15.2342
Trade Dollars   Trade Dollars (1873-1885)90% Silver - 10% Copper27.22 grams$1.00$15.5135
Morgan Dollars   Morgan Dollars (1878-1921)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$15.2342
Peace Dollars   Peace Dollars (1921-1935)90% Silver - 10% Copper26.73 grams$1.00$15.2342
Eisenhower Dollars    Eisenhower Dollars 40% Silver (1971 - 1976)40% Silver - 60% Copper24.59 grams$1.00$6.3332
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$19.6548
America The Beautiful Bullion Coins   America The Beautiful Bullion Coins (2010-Present)99.9% Fine Silver155.52 grams$0.25$98.3418

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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