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United States Pre-1965 “Junk” Silver (90%)

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Before 1965, U.S. half dollars, quarters and dimes were composed of 90% silver. These coins are termed “Junk” silver because of the circulated condition of the coins. After the U.S. left the silver standard, the price of silver has increased dramatically (1964= 1.293/oz.). Therefore, at today’s silver price, “junk silver” has significantly increased more than its face value. “Junk” silver is traded as individual coins and bags as large as $1,000 face value (715 pure ounces).

 

Full Bag Specifications:

Silver Purity:  90%

Pure Silver Weight: 715 Troy Ounces (pure)

Total Weight: 800 Troy Ounces (almost 55 lbs.)

 

90% Half Dollars (Liberty, Walking Liberty, Ben Franklin, JFK 1964 only):

Pure Silver Weight: .3617 Troy Ounces (11.25 grams) each

 

90% Quarters (Liberty, Standing Liberty, George Washington pre-1965):

Pure Silver Weight: .1808 Troy Ounces (5.634 grams) each

 

90 % Dimes (Liberty, Mercury, Franklin Roosevelt pre-1965):

Pure Silver Weight: .0723 Troy Ounces (2.25 grams) each

 

Please call us for a live quote, (212) 869-5350. Quantity discounts available.

No commissions or fees.

 

Cash or check only on bullion purchases.


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