Junk silver is another option for investors. Junk silver coins are circulated coins that contain up to 90 percent silver. For example, silver dollars minted in the U.S. prior to 1965 contained silver.What do you call coins that are 90% silver?
90% Junk Silver Coins and Face Bags. Junk Silver Coins, also known as US 90% Silver Coins, generally refers to old US currency coins whose valued is based on the silver bullion value of the silver content they contain. These are 90% silver coins minted by the US Government pre-1965 (half dollars, quarters, and dimes).Is the 90% junk silver coin still legal tender?
Like the American Silver Eagle Coins, 90% Junk Silver Coins are still official US currency and thus can be used as a means of legal tender face value payment yet it is often saved and held for the long term given the silver bullion value contained within them.How much is an ounce of junk silver worth?
Multiplying your collection's weight by the current price of silver will yield the total value of your junk silver. For example, if you have 71.5 troy ounces of silver, and the current spot price is 32 dollars, then your junk silver is worth (71.5 * 32) or $2288.