U.S. Silver Coin Melt Value Calculator

How Much is the Silver in Your Coins Worth?

Intrinsic Coin Value Based on Current Silver Price

The U.S. Silver Coin Melt Value Calculator, located below, can be used to determine the total silver value and total silver content of a single United States issued silver coin or a combination of several different types and quantities of U.S. silver coins. The silver coins calculator only shows what the silver content in U.S. coins is worth (intrinsic value), and will not show any numismatic (collector) or base metal value.

Use the silver coin calculator to figure how much the silver in U.S. coins is worth, or to set a max bid on a silver coin auction based on the U.S. coins silver content. (Instructions Below)

You may also want to check out some of the other calculators available from the drop-down menu above. For other junk silver coins, try the Canadian Silver Coin Melt Value Calculator or the Australian Silver Coin Melt Value Calculator. For your silver scrap items use the Scrap Silver Melt Value Calculator.

Number of Coins:
Silver War Nickel 1942-1945   War Nickel (35% Silver) *
Silver Mercury Dime 1916-1945   Mercury Dime
Silver Roosevelt Dime 1946-1964   Roosevelt Dime
Silver Standing Liberty Quarter 1916-1930   Standing Liberty Quarter
Silver Washington Quarter 1932-1964   Washington Quarter
Silver Walking Liberty Half Dollar 1916-1947   Walking Liberty Half Dollar
Silver Franklin Half Dollar 1948-1963   Franklin Half Dollar
Silver 1964 Kennedy Half Dollar 1964   Kennedy Half Dollar (90% Silver)
40% Silver Kennedy Half Dollar 1965-1970   Kennedy Half Dollar (40% Silver)
Morgan Silver Dollar 1878-1921   Morgan Silver Dollar
Peace Silver Dollar 1921-1935   Peace Silver Dollar
Eisenhower 40% Silver Dollar 1971-1976   Eisenhower (40% Silver) Dollar **
American Silver Eagle 1986-2024   American Silver Eagle (99.9% Silver)
Silver Price per Troy Ounce:
Silver Spot Price Last Updated on Server:
Price Spread:   %
Amount of Wear:   %

Total Silver Value:

Total Silver Weight
Troy Ounces: 

Price Spread
Bid Price: 
Ask Price: 
Silver coin price calculator only figures total silver value and weight. Does not include any copper or manganese value and weight.
Resultant values will be rounded to two or more decimal places depending on length.
* Some 1942 nickels do not contain silver. The 35% silver varieties all have an extra large mintmark above the dome of Monticello.
** Not all Eisenhower dollars contain silver. The 40% silver varieties were only minted in San Francisco, although not all Eisenhowers with an S mintmark are silver either. Check the edge of the coin. If it shows a copper center, then it does not contain any silver.

How to use the U.S. Silver Coin Melt Value Calculator.

Enter the total quantity of coins for each type of silver coin in the entire coin lot. Enter your numbers in the corresponding text boxes to the right of each silver coin description (blue link). As an alternative, you can simply click on the silver coin's picture, or its link, to increase the value in its text box by 1. The silver coin value calculator will automatically update the Total Silver Value (in red), whenever a change is made to the number of silver coins.

The Total Silver Value is calculated based on the U.S. Dollar amount specified in the Silver Price text box. You could also use one of the other major world currencies available in the drop-down menu located underneath the prices. The default price is updated frequently during normal trading hours. You can change the Silver Price to represent the amount you'd like to pay per ounce for the silver content in any assortment of U.S. silver coins. This will help you to figure the maximum bid you could enter for an online silver coin auction.

In addition to the Total Silver Value (in red), the junk silver coin value calculator will also figure a Bid and Ask price based on the value displayed in the Price Spread text box. This value defaults to 5%, but can be changed if you wish. The silver Bid and Ask prices are shown in the lower tier of the silver results box, for those who have an interest in them.

The U.S. silver coin calculator figures total silver value and total silver content based on the amount of silver contained in uncirculated silver coins that have no wear. A circulated silver coin, which does have some wear, will not contain as much silver. You may want to indicate a percentage of that wear in the "Amount of Wear" text box. A value greater than the default of 0 (zero), will reduce the total silver value and total silver weight results accordingly.

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