How much silver is in coins?

Answer The U.S. Mint stopped using silver in most coins in the mid-1960s, but it's still present in some issues. The amount contained in a coin depends on its age, series, and origin.BackgroundDimes and q... Read More »

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How to Buy Silver Coins?

Many people choose to buy silver coins as an investment. Others acquire silver coins as a hobby or to build a collection to pass down to future generations. Before choosing to buy silver coins, mak... Read More »

How to Store Silver Coins?

Investors and survivalists often want to stockpile coins either for profit or in case of disaster. For collectors, however, taking care of silver coins means keeping the coins in pristine condition... Read More »

What was the last year for silver coins?

The first silver dollar was pressed in 1794, and production of silver dollars ceased in 1935. Half dollars, quarters and dimes were pressed in 90% silver until 1966, when there was a silver shorta... Read More »

How to Polish Silver Coins?

Though tempting as it might be to clean away dirt and grime as soon as you come across it, a little caution is advised when considering cleaning silver coins. Silver coins that are or might be wort... Read More »