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 What year did the us stop making pure silver coins?

Answer The United States never minted pure silver coins for general circulation. Through 1964, dimes, quarters and half dollars were 90 percent silver, as were dollar coins until 1935. From 1965 through 1... Read More »
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What year did canada stop making silver coins?

Canada's minting of silver dimes and quarters ended in 1968, while silver half-dollars were no longer produced after 1967. This stoppage was due to the increased expense of the metal in the 1960s. ... Read More »
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When did the U.S. stop making silver coins?

The Coinage Act of 1965 made it mandatory to use the date 1964 on all 90 percent silver coins intended for circulation that were actually minted in 1965 and 1966. Regular coins dated 1965 and later... Read More »
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What year did they stop minting silver coins?

The Coinage Act of 1965 dictated that silver be removed from the United States dime and quarter, and that the silver content of the half dollar be cut down significantly (from 90 percent to 21 perc... Read More »
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What year did they stop making silver dimes?

The last year that silver dimes were made was 1964. The rising cost of silver in the 1960s forced the U.S. Mint to seek out different metals for coins. In 1965, silver was removed from the content... Read More »
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