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90% Silver Quarters or Silver Dimes; Pre-1965 Junk Silver Coins

90% Silver Quarters or Silver Dimes; Pre-1965 Junk Silver Coins
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$ 5 Face $9.79 $102.15
$ 500 Face $9.29 $10,035.00
$ 2000 Face $8.79 $39,420.00
$ 5000 Face +
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Buy Junk Silver Bags of Silver Quarters or Dimes

Important Note: 90% silver coins are counted into bags by machine and your order will include either dimes or quarters, not both.

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 $5.00 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 $1.79 worth of silver, assuming the recent spot price of $25.00 per ounce.

Pre-1965 quarters contain 5.55 grams of silver. That’s $4.46 in silver value with spot prices $25.00 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 $16.29 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.

Learn more about the process for selling to us here.

Shipping Info

Expedited shipping may be available for an extra fee. Please call 1-800-800-1865 for a quote.

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

You can expect:

  • Shipping Info* – 1 Week(s) Shipping Delay on This Item – We will ship your order within 1 week(s) of receiving your cleared payment.
  • 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 be 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
(absent periodic special offers for free or discounted shipping)
Insured Value Cost
Up to $499.99 $7.97
Insured Value Cost
$500.00 + FREE

Customer Reviews

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Could NOT be more pleased

By Christopher S. on July 23rd, 2022

When I ordered the 90% junk silver coins I assumed they would all be so worn you would have a difficult time discerning the dates of each coin. You wouldn't believe my excitement when I found silver quarters some from 50's and some 60's in mint state condition! I was NOT expecting anything close to the quality of the coins I received

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By Kaye S. on June 7th, 2022

Pre-1965 Junk Silver Coins are not Junk. This very familiar fiat money is going to come in real handy when fiat money becomes obsolete. A pre-1965 silver coin will be an excellent bartering tool, because people will know exactly what you have in your hand over a silver bar that you might have to saw in half when exchanging for a commodity. If silver manages to become worth as much as I think it will, in the near future, dimes and quarters will be used to purchase products on day one. I really like how Money Metals Exchange does business. I definitely will buy again! In 1965 one ounce of silver was worth $1, now it's worth $25.00. Very good investment that I wished I'd of started many years ago. Thanks!

Great service

By Dwight D. on June 7th, 2022

When i received my pre 1965 junk silver coins i received quarters. most in decent shape. however a beat up 1975 got by. When i contacted customer service and they said they would have fulfillment address the issue. Within 5 business days they sent me a correct coin. Very very happy with the customer service.

Consistant survice.

By John M. on May 21st, 2022

You delivered as advertised can't ask for more. FYI- one of your competitors, APMEX, of Oklahoma, has competitive prices, but their shipping is less. Thanks John L

90%quarters

By Rebecca S. on May 7th, 2022

Great purchase. Had best price and wanted to test the waters. Pleasantly surprised. Came in nice little bag, nice touch. Will be ordering more. Thanks.

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