10 Best Silver Coins To Buy: Complete Guide For Investors 10. Monarch Precious Metals 1/10oz Silver Rounds 9. Morgan Silver Dollars 8. Mexican Silver Libertads 7. Junk Silver Dimes 6. Junk Silver Quarters 5. 2015 Blue Ridge Parkway Uncirculated Five-Ounce Silver Coin 4. Silver Canadian Maple LeafsWhat coins were minted in silver?
US dimes, quarters, half dollars and dollars were minted in 90% silver until 1964. Produced to save nickel for the war effort, war nickels 1942-1945 are 35% silver (silver nickel production started part way into 1942). Half-dollar coins minted between 1965 and 1970 are 40% silver, but from 1971 on, contain no silver.Where can you purchase silver coins?
Silver coins can be purchased directly from government mints. One of the best ways to buy silver to be sure of its authenticity is to purchase directly from government mints. Coins issued by the U.S. Mint can be purchased directly through the government or authorized dealers.When did they stop making silver dollars?
But by 1959, some silver coin shortages began to cause the Federal Reserve to ration coin allocations to its member banks. The USA's 90% silver circulated coins were phased out from being struck by President Lyndon Johnson's July 23rd signing of the Coinage Act of 1965.