90% Silver Coins & Silver Dollars
90% Junk Silver Coins and Face Bags
Junk Silver, also known as 90% Silver, generally refers to old US currency coins whose valued is based on the bullion value of the silver content it contains. It refers to coins minted by the US Government pre 1965 (half dollars, quarters, and dimes). New investors often incorrectly correlate the term junk silver to the condition of the coin. In actuality, 90% coins can come in a variety of conditions from near brilliant uncirculated to circulated (worn). 90% silver coins are sought after based on both their silver content and currency value.
Benefits of Investing in 90% Silver Coins
Like the American Silver Eagle, 90% Junk Silver is US currency and thus can be used as a means of payment in addition to its composition value of silver.
90% Silver Leading Indicator of Silver Demand
Seasoned silver investors often associate 90% as a leading indicator of silver investment demand. Because 90% US silver coins have not been minted since 1964, they are typically the first silver precious metal coin to indicate a shortage of supply during a period of increased silver demand.
Types of 90% US Silver Coins, 40% Silver, and 35% Silver
SD Bullion carries a full inventory of pre-1965 US silver coins including:
- Pre-1965 90% Siver US Dimes - includes Mercury, Liberty Head, and Roosevelt
- Pre-1965 90% Silver US Quarters- includes Washington, Liberty Head and Standing Liberty
- Pre-1965 90% Silver US Half Dollars - includes Liberty Head, Walking Liberty, Kennedy, and Franklin
- Pre-1965 90% Silver Dollars- includes Peace Dollars and Morgan Dollars
- 40% Silver US Half Dollars - includes Kennedy Half Dollars minted between 1965-1970 and also 1976
- 35% Silver War Nickels- minted 1942-1945
Available Junk 90% Silver Face Bags of $1, $100, $500, and $1000 Face for Sale
You can buy 90% Junk Silver Face Bags in increments as little as $1 face value. Each $1 face value contains .715 ounces of silver. You can also buy 90% Silver Coins in bulk increments of $100 Face Value, $500 Face Value, and $1000 Face Value.
The Doc's Take on Constitutional 90% Silver
90% Junk Silver is often part of a diversified precious metal investment portfolio. It is primarily sought after by silver investors for its currency value and as a hedge against the possibility of an economic or currency collapse. Because of its smaller denominations, it provides a way to barter for everyday items during a period of survival.
Have additional questions on investing in 90% Junk Silver? Call our bullion trading desk at 1-800-294-8732.