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90% Silver Quarters, Silver Dimes Pre-1965 Junk Silver Coins

90% Silver Quarters, Silver Dimes Pre-1965 Junk Silver Coins
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Sell to Us Price: $11.63 per $1 face value.

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Total Price Each
$ 5 Face $5.19 $71.35
$ 50 Face $4.89 $703.00
$ 500 Face $4.69 $6,955.00
$ 1000 Face $4.39 $13,700.00
$ 3000 Face $3.99 $40,230.00
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Buy Junk Silver Bags of Silver Quarters or Dimes

One of the most popular ways to invest in silver bullion is buying U.S. pre-1965 silver coins. Junk silver bags are considered to be fractional silver bullion. They provide an easy way to add multiple ounces of silver to any investor's collection. Unlike other silver US coins for sale, junk silver coins don't include any additional refining or minting fees. Commonly referred to as "junk silver coins," this name developed in the 1970s and is used to describe average circulated U.S. silver coins, meaning no rare coins are included.

The Value of Junk Silver

All silver coins struck in 1964 or earlier were minted with 90% silver and 10% copper. Please note: the copper content of these coins is excluded from any calculation of pricing, only the silver content is valued! Each dollar of face value contains .715 ounces of actual silver content, so a full junk silver bag ($1,000.00 face value) contains 715 ounces of silver. There is no additional premium added to pricing of these coins based on condition or collectible silver coins value – each order will include a variety of minting dates and coin conditions. Money Metals Exchange offers this form of silver starting in bags of $10.00 face value.

How much are pre-1965 silver dimes and quarters worth today?

In terms of purchasing power, a silver dime today is worth nearly the same as it was back when it circulated as common money. In nominal terms, a silver dime today is, of course, worth a lot more than its 10 cent face value. A silver dime contains approximately 2.22 grams of silver. That works out to approximately $1.22 worth of silver, assuming the recent spot price of $17.00 per ounce.

Pre-1965 quarters contain grams of silver. That’s $3.05 in silver value with spot prices $17.00 per ounce.

Some silver dimes and quarters may have additional collectible value depending on mint marks and/or condition making them a great option for those coin collecting. However, most circulated pre-1965 dimes and quarters are sold as “junk” and trade close to their intrinsic melt value in silver. Occasionally, premiums on buying junk silver coins rise when the market for these no longer minted products gets tight.

Money Metals Exchange now offers mercury dimes for sale for a small upcharge.

Investment Advantages of Junk Silver

Junk silver dimes and quarters do offer several advantages. First, they provide small increments of barter. Secondly, like silver rounds, this form of silver coinage generally carries a low premium over the spot market price of silver -- unless during situations of physical supply shortages. (In other words, the market value of "junk silver" is very close to the actual melt value of the junk coins.) Thirdly, they are legal U.S. tender (albeit only for the face value). Finally, junk silver bags are recognized around the world as a trading medium and are therefore very liquid. You can buy silver bullion coins online or by calling Money Metals Exchange at 1-800-800-1865.

Silver Content per Coin Size:

  • Silver Dimes contain 0.0715 troy ounces of silver
  • Silver Washington Quarters contain 0.17875 troy ounces of silver
  • Silver Half Dollar coins contain 0.3575 troy ounces of silver

Product Specifications

Mint Facility: United States Mint
Denomination: Dime, Quarter-Dollar
Quality / Type: Circulated
Purity: 90% silver, 10% copper (.715 troy oz. silver content per dollar of face value)
Silver Weight per Coin: Dime - .0715 troy ounces, Quarter-Dollar - .179 troy ounces

Sell to Us

We are buying this item back daily, and we pay you promptly!

Our current buy pricing is $11.63 per $1 face value and we will buy up to 7,150 ounces at this price. Simply call us on any weekday to lock pricing at 1-800-800-1865.

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Shipping Info

We take great pride in the way your order is packaged and delivered.

You can expect:

  • Prompt Shipping – We ship orders shortly after your payment has been cleared – generally within 2 business days.
  • Fully Insured – We fully insure all shipments with Lloyd's of London.
  • Privacy – Your package will have no external markings that provide any clue as to the contents. Because we insure packages with Lloyd's of London, we do not declare a value or insure with the carrier.
  • Accountability for Package Contents – Your order will be packed under video surveillance, weighed and double checked prior to shipping to ensure you receive exactly what you ordered.
  • Professional Packaging – Your order will packaged securely and professionally.
  • Tracking – We will provide you with the carrier's tracking number for your shipment so you can monitor its progress and plan for delivery.
  • Signature Confirmation – Delivery carriers are instructed to request a signature upon delivery.
Cost to Ship & Insure
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Insured Value Cost
Up to $149.99 $6.97
$150.00 - $499.99 $9.97
Insured Value Cost
$500.00 + FREE

Customer Reviews

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Completely Satisfied

By Carl J. on March 17th, 2020

Two orders of this product item. One was all dimes, the other was all quarters. This was just before the current 'troubles' began spiraling out of control, so I am grateful that they filled my order in any way possible before the market became overwhelmed and now requires weeks of waiting to get possession. Silver was $ 17/ounce when I bought and is now $ 13/ounce but you couldn't pry them from my hand with $ 20 and a crowbar...

What I wanted

By Sam L. on January 10th, 2020

I was gifted the $5 face value and I received all quarters which is great because that’s what I collect. Of equal excitement, I received 12 standing liberty’s out of the 20 quarters! Crazy!!

Junk coinage

By Anthony M. on December 20th, 2019

I received my order and was really happy with the coins. I got all dimes and some are in really great condition. Mercury dimes were mixed in, which are very cool. Totally happy and already ordered more items.

Pre 65 Silver

By Lee S. on November 3rd, 2019

I started reading about counterfeit silver coming from China and other places and decided to just buy Pre 65, junk silver. It is made in the USA, easily recognizable and you can trade for small items should the need arise. And I feel MMX is on the side of the little guy with fair prices and honesty. They have always treated me fairly. Thanks MMX.

I didn't expect this!

By Don on May 26th, 2019

I ordered 500 mercury dimes 90% silver junk. Pardone me! I was blown away by the shear number of dates some in uncirculated condition with original shine on them. I even found a 1941-42 varity in killer shape while say 250 were worn the rest were AU or better! I'm doing this one more time just to see if I dreamed this! Thanks guys spectacular! Dave F.

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