Coinflation: A Guide For Coin Values
  Measuring the Metal Value of Coins – Base Metal, Gold, and Silver Coins

  Home  |  About  |  Coin Calculators  |  Gold Coin Values  |  Silver Coin Values  |  Proof Sets  |  Countries Silver: $18.00 down -0.05  Gold: $1288.00 -4.50

Gold is approximately $150 higher than its early November low and still long-term UNDERVALUED.
Why Gold Is Set To Move Higher
Gold Silver Worlds

"Gold is making a determined come-back in financial markets because it is more real than paper fiat currencies backed only by the faith, credit, and the lies of insolvent central banks and sovereign governments."
Read Story

Today's Featured Auction: New
Credit Suisse 1 oz Fine Gold Bar 99.99% w/ Assay Certificate -- No Reserve

      

More Coin, Metals, and Inflation Articles


Jan 27 - Fasten Your Seat Belts! Here’s My U.S. Domestic Forecast For 2015  munKNEE
Jan 27 - Income Inequality? American Savers Treated Like Dogs  Mauldin Economics
Jan 27 - Gold Gets Boost On U.S. Stock Market Sell-Off, Weaker U.S. Dollar  Silver Phoenix 500
Jan 26 - Gold at an Interesting Juncture  Acting Man
Jan 26 - Gold Lower on "Sell-the-Fact" Following Greek Elections  Gold-Eagle
Jan 23 - Jim Wyckoff: Gold Has Hit Bottom, New All-Time Highs On Horizon  Hard Assets Investor
Jan 23 - The Currency Wars’ “Pearl Harbor”  Daily Reckoning
Jan 23 - Speculators Looking for Havens from Slowing Growth are Piling Into Silver  Bloomberg
Jan 22 - New Bull Begining?  Mary Anne & Pamela Aden
Jan 22 - Europe's QE Suicide!  Miles Franklin
Jan 22 - Best start to the year for silver prices since 1983  Silver Seek
Jan 21 - Russia Buys Most Gold In Six Months, Continues Selling U.S. Treasuries  ETF Daily News
Jan 21 - Gold Sells Off on Profit Taking From Recent Gains  Kitco

» Submit Article  |  Twitter  |  Latest: PCGS Mobile Apps including Coinflation New





United States Circulating Coin Values
This table does not reflect U.S. Mint production costs, but the pure base metal value that composes the coin. Calculations are based on coin weight, metal composition, and base metal prices. The "Metal % of Face Value" column represents the percentage of metal that comprises the denomination's purchasing power. A coin that is over 100% in this category has more base metal value than purchasing power.

Table based on January 27, 2015 mid-day base metal prices:
Copper $2.4678/lb down 0.0819 Zinc $0.9525/lb down 0.0145 Nickel $6.6051/lb down 0.0355

Description Face Value Metal Value Metal % of Face Value
Lincoln Copper Cent1909-1982 Cent (95% copper) *
$0.01
$0.0164004
164.00%
Jefferson Nickel1946-2014 Nickel
$0.05
$0.0386036
77.20%
Lincoln Zinc Cent1982-2014 Cent (97.5% zinc) *
$0.01
$0.0054583
54.58%
Roosevelt Dime1965-2014 Dime
$0.10
$0.0140613
14.06%
Washington Quarter1965-2014 Quarter
$0.25
$0.0351547
14.06%
Kennedy Half Dollar1971-2014 Half Dollar
$0.50
$0.0703104
14.06%
Ike Dollar1971-1978 Eisenhower Dollar
$1.00
$0.1406214
14.06%
Susan B. Anthony Dollar1979-1981, 1999 SBA Dollar
$1.00
$0.0502213
5.02%
Sacajawea Dollar2000-2014 Sacagawea Dollar
$1.00
$0.0430166
4.30%
Presidential Dollar2007-2014 Presidential Dollar
$1.00
$0.0430166
4.30%

* The U.S. Mint issued both compositions in 1982; they can be differentiated by weight (3.11 g copper, 2.5 g zinc). The 1943 steel cent is not included in the table above. Also, a tin alloy is used in one cent pieces from 1864 until 1962, but that value isn't significant enough to calculate.

Base Metal Coin Calculator

Base metal coins not included above:   Jefferson Nickel 1938-1942 Jefferson Nickel,   Buffalo Nickel 1913-1938 Buffalo Nickel,   Indian Cent 1864-1909 Indian Cent  




United States Circulated Silver Coin Values - Updated Every Minute
These coins were in standard circulation until silver was removed from all coinage in 1965 and 1970 (40% silver half-dollars). I recognize that the silver Eisenhower dollar was issued as a collectible only, but I'm still categorizing it with this group. This table illustrates how far the metal value has progressed compared to the denomination's purchasing power after the debasement.

Table based on January 28, 2015 12:17 AM PST silver prices:
Silver $18.00/oz down -0.05

Description Face Value Silver Value Silver % of Face Value
Silver War Nickel Value1942-1945 Nickel **
$0.05
$1.0127
2025.49%
1916 Mercury Silver Dime Value1916-1945 Mercury Dime
$0.10
$1.3021
1302.10%
1964 Silver Roosevelt Dime Value1946-1964 Roosevelt Dime
$0.10
$1.3021
1302.10%
Liberty Silver Quarter Value1916-1930 Standing Liberty Quarter
$0.25
$3.2552
1302.10%
1964 Silver Quarter Value1932-1964 Washington Quarter
$0.25
$3.2552
1302.10%
1947 Silver Walking Liberty Half Dollar Value1916-1947 Half Dollar
$0.50
$6.5105
1302.10%
1962 Silver Franklin Half Dollar1948-1963 Franklin Half Dollar
$0.50
$6.5105
1302.10%
JFK silver half dollar1964 Kennedy Half Dollar
$0.50
$6.5105
1302.10%
40% JFK silver half dollar1965-1970 Half Dollar (40% silver)
$0.50
$2.6620
532.41%
Morgan Silver Dollar1878-1921 Morgan Dollar
$1.00
$13.9221
1392.21%
Peace Silver Dollar1921-1935 Peace Dollar
$1.00
$13.9221
1392.21%
Silver Ike dollar1971-1976 Eisenhower Dollar (40% silver) ***
$1.00
$5.6922
569.22%
Silver Eagle1986-2013 Silver Eagle (.999 Silver)
$1.00
$17.9820
1798.16%

** The U.S. Mint issued two compositions of the nickel in 1942. The copper-nickel composition used today and the 35% silver composition listed here.
*** The 40% silver version of the Eisenhower dollar was issued as a collectible only, they are generally not found in circulation. The best way to distinguish the two versions is by weight. The copper-nickel version weighs 22.68 grams, the silver Ike dollar weighs 24.59 grams.

Silver Coin Calculator

Silver coins not included above:   Barber Half Dollar 1892-1915 Barber Half Dollar,   Barber Quarter 1892-1916 Barber Quarter,   Barber Dime 1892-1916 Barber Dime  




Related Websites
·  PCGS Photograde
·  PCGS CoinFacts
·  PCGS Price Guide
·  CoinWeek
·  Ryedale Sorter
·  Survival Blog
·  Zero Hedge
·  PSA Card

eBay Auctions Linking
To Coinflation.com


Want to list
your auctions here?





Gold coins for sale at Collectors Corner!





Gold Calculator




"Paper money eventually returns to its intrinsic value --- zero."
Voltaire (1694-1778)





Also on Coinflation.com:
Other Pages:

Advertising · Archives · Frequently Asked Questions · Privacy Policy


Connect With Us:



Follow Coinflation on Twitter


This material may not be redistributed. All rights reserved.
© Copyright 2004–2014 Coinflation™, Collectors Universe | NASDAQ: CLCT
All content on Coinflation.com is for informational purposes only.