Month: January 2020

90% Silver Coin – What You Need to Know

Until 1965, United States quarters, dimes and half dollars contained 90% silver and 10% copper.  These coins today are known as “junk silver” or 90% silver.  These coins are, quite possibly, the most easily-confused items we sell.  Why?  Their statutorily defined unit is $1,000 face value (4,000 quarters, 10,000 dimes, or 2,000 halves).  In the …

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