Coins

As a member of the PCGS (Professional Coin Graders Society), we purchase both meltable and collectible coins for resale or for metal (silver, gold, platinum) content. Wether you have one silver/gold coin or a whole collection of assorted coins, we have the expertise and knowledge to correctly categorize each coin and determine how to get its maximum value for our customers. We also sell gold or silver coins, as well as gold and silver bullion for those looking to invest in commodities or expand a current collection.

Morgan Dollars
90% Silver Coins

 

All pre 1964 coinage from the US (with the exception of nickels & pennies), have greater than face value and are 90% silver. Below is a chart explaining the exact silver content per coin for those that are interested.

 

                    Grains           Amount of .999 Silver

Dime                            

Quarter    

Half         

Dollar      

38.58

96.45

192.9

412.6

.0726 oz.

.1815 oz.

.363 oz.

.7735 oz. 

Kennedy Coin
40% Silver Coins

 

The only 40% silver coin is the Kennedy Half Dollar and the dates go from 1965-1970. All other US coins after that have no silver content.

Fine 1965-1970 Halves: 177.5 Grains & .1483 oz pure silver

Below is some more information on Canadian silver coins for all interested.

 

                                 50%                                         80%

Dime

Quarter

Half 

Dollars

.03745 oz Pure

.09372 oz Pure

.18745 oz Pure

.37499 oz Pure

 

 

.05993 oz Pure

.14998 oz Pure

.29990 oz Pure

.59998 oz Pure

Conversions Used For Gold & Silver

Troy Conversions

24 grain (gr) = 1 pennyweight (dwt)

20 pennyweight (dwt) = 1 troy ounce (troz)

14.583 troy ounce (troz) = 1 pound (lb)

1 pennyweight (dwt) = 1.555 grams (g)

 

Conversion Factors

1 avoirdupois pound weighs 14.583 ounces troy

1 gram weighs 0.03527 ounces avoirdupois.

1 ounce avoirdupois weighs 28.3495 grams

1 gram weighs 0.03215 ounces troy

1 ounce troy weighs 31.10348 grams

1 gram weighs 15.4324 grains

1 grain weighs 0.0648 grams

1 kilogram weighs 32.15074 ounces troy

1 kilogram weighs 2.20462 pounds avoirdupois

English Conversions

1 avoirdupois ounce = 28.3500 grams

1 avoirdupois pound = 453.6 grams

1 avoirdupois pound = 16 ounces

1 avoirdupois pound = 14.583 ounces troy

Useful Conversions

Grains to Grams multiply by 0.0648

Grams to Grains multiply by 15.4324

Pennyweights to Grams multiply by 1.5552

Grams to Dwt. multiply by 0.6430

Oz. troy to Grams multiply by 31.1035

Grams to Oz. troy multiply by 0.03215

Oz. troy to Oz. avoir multiply by 1.0971

Oz. avoir to Oz. troy multiply by 0.9115

Oz. avoir to Grams multiply by 28.3500

Grams to Oz. avoir multiply by 0.03527

Lb. avoir to Kilogram multiply by 0.4536

Kilogram to Lb. avoir multiply by 2.2046

Lb. avoir to Grains multiply by 7000.00

Grains to Lb. avoir multiply by 0.000143