What percentage of silver is in a quarter?

Answer United States quarter dollars dated 1964 and earlier contain 90 percent silver and 10 percent copper. This includes Washington quarters, Standing Liberty quarters, Barber quarters and Seated Libert... Read More »

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How many grams of silver are in a silver quarter?

According to Coinflation, the U.S. silver quarter has a total weight of 6.25 g. Of that weight, 90 percent is silver and 10 percent is copper. Therefore, the silver quarter contain 5.625 g of silve... Read More »

What was the last year that the silver quarter was made?

Silver quarters were last minted in the United States in 1964. These silver quarters were made from 90% silver and 10% copper. In 2010, quarters are made from 75% copper and 25% nickel.References:C... Read More »

What year did they quit making the silver quarter?

According to the U.S. Mint, a 90 percent silver quarter was last struck in January 1966. However, all 90-percent silver coins produced by the mint in 1964, 1965 and 1966 bear the 1964 date, because... Read More »

How much silver is in a U.S. quarter?

American quarters printed prior to 1965 were 90 percent silver and 10 percent copper. All regular issue quarters printed after 1965 are 75 percent copper and 25 percent nickel, containing no silver... Read More »