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: $16.68 down -0.30  Gold: $1183.90 -14.00

But there’s a great way to evaluate whether a prediction is true or not. It involves a simple phrase we all know: “This time things will be different.” We know that phrase is always wrong. We know that things stay the same.
Three Trends for the Next 50 Years
Casey Research

"I was going to make this 10 trends I see coming over the next 10 years. Maybe I’ll do a part 2 for the rest, but these three trends are an important start. They’re already here, they’re already deeply affecting our society, and being ready for them will be the key to success in the coming years."
Read Story

Today's Featured Auction: New
$10 FACE 90% SILVER HALVES JUNK SILVER HALF DOLLARS

      

More Coin, Metals, and Inflation Articles


Mar 27 - In Yemen, It’s The Bad Guys Vs. The Bad Guys  Economic Collapse
Mar 27 - Extremes In The Markets: Expect Consequences (Part I and Part II)  Gold Silver Worlds
Mar 27 - Gold rally: Flash in the pan or meaningful move?  Resource Investor
Mar 26 - This chart says the dollar rally is over  The Crux
Mar 26 - Gold marks highest settlement since early March  Market Watch
Mar 25 - Bolstered by soft U.S. goods orders, gold reaches three-week high  Investing.com
Mar 25 - Lobbyists Press for US Dollar Coin, Despite Public Resistance  Voice of America
Mar 25 - 33 Strange Facts That Most Americans Would Be Shocked To Learn  Economic Collapse
Mar 24 - A super-easy way to protect yourself from foolish government policies  The Crux
Mar 24 - They Are Slowly Making Cash Illegal  Economic Collapse
Mar 23 - What history says about gold now  Casey Research
Mar 23 - Fighting the "War on Terror " by Banning Cash  Mises Institute
Mar 23 - Peter Schiff won't back down: 'The dollar is going to crash, buy gold'  Yahoo
Mar 20 - Silver Poised to Surge  Silver Seek
Mar 20 - Gold, Silver Head for Weekly Rallies as Dollar Drop Spurs Demand  Bloomberg

» 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 March 27, 2015 mid-day base metal prices:
Copper $2.7676/lb down 0.0361 Zinc $0.9414/lb up 0.0013 Nickel $6.0305/lb down 0.1225

Description Face Value Metal Value Metal % of Face Value
Lincoln Copper Cent1909-1982 Cent (95% copper) *
$0.01
$0.0183490
183.49%
Jefferson Nickel1946-2014 Nickel
$0.05
$0.0394988
78.99%
Lincoln Zinc Cent1982-2014 Cent (97.5% zinc) *
$0.01
$0.0054397
54.39%
Roosevelt Dime1965-2014 Dime
$0.10
$0.0151960
15.19%
Washington Quarter1965-2014 Quarter
$0.25
$0.0379918
15.19%
Kennedy Half Dollar1971-2014 Half Dollar
$0.50
$0.0759845
15.19%
Ike Dollar1971-1978 Eisenhower Dollar
$1.00
$0.1519698
15.19%
Susan B. Anthony Dollar1979-1981, 1999 SBA Dollar
$1.00
$0.0542741
5.42%
Sacajawea Dollar2000-2014 Sacagawea Dollar
$1.00
$0.0475093
4.75%
Presidential Dollar2007-2014 Presidential Dollar
$1.00
$0.0475093
4.75%

* 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 March 30, 2015 9:11 AM PDT silver prices:
Silver $16.68/oz down -0.30

Description Face Value Silver Value Silver % of Face Value
Silver War Nickel Value1942-1945 Nickel **
$0.05
$.9384
1876.96%
1916 Mercury Silver Dime Value1916-1945 Mercury Dime
$0.10
$1.2066
1206.61%
1964 Silver Roosevelt Dime Value1946-1964 Roosevelt Dime
$0.10
$1.2066
1206.61%
Liberty Silver Quarter Value1916-1930 Standing Liberty Quarter
$0.25
$3.0165
1206.61%
1964 Silver Quarter Value1932-1964 Washington Quarter
$0.25
$3.0165
1206.61%
1947 Silver Walking Liberty Half Dollar Value1916-1947 Half Dollar
$0.50
$6.0330
1206.61%
1962 Silver Franklin Half Dollar1948-1963 Franklin Half Dollar
$0.50
$6.0330
1206.61%
JFK silver half dollar1964 Kennedy Half Dollar
$0.50
$6.0330
1206.61%
40% JFK silver half dollar1965-1970 Half Dollar (40% silver)
$0.50
$2.4668
493.37%
Morgan Silver Dollar1878-1921 Morgan Dollar
$1.00
$12.9011
1290.11%
Peace Silver Dollar1921-1935 Peace Dollar
$1.00
$12.9011
1290.11%
Silver Ike dollar1971-1976 Eisenhower Dollar (40% silver) ***
$1.00
$5.2747
527.47%
Silver Eagle1986-2013 Silver Eagle (.999 Silver)
$1.00
$16.6633
1666.30%

** 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.