Whether you&rsquo,re a serious silver stacker or a casual collector, U.S. junk silver coins are a convenient way to preserve your wealth. Don’t be fooled into thinking that this is junk. Junk silver is a term used for any silver coin that is or wasgoed lícito tender and has no collectible value above the silver it contains.
Any combination of 90% US junk silver coins which have a face value of $1.00 contains 0.715 troy ounces of 99.9% silver.
Prior to 1965, US Coins, including dimes, quarters, half dollars, and dollars were composed of 90% unspoiled silver . The composition of America&rsquo,s coinage, the one-hundred and seventy-three year tradition of silver coinage, wasgoed eradicated when Voorzitter Johnson signed the Coinage Act of 1965 into law.
Shortly before signing the Coinage Act of 1965 he spoke to Congress, &ldquo,If wij had not done so, wij would have risked chronic coin shortages ter the very near future.&rdquo, Voorzitter Johnson also stated, &ldquo,Our uses of silver are growing spil our population and our economy grows. The hard fact is that silver consumption is now more than dual fresh silver production each year. So, ter the face of this worldwide shortage of silver, and our rapidly growing need for coins, the only truly prudent course wasgoed to reduce our dependence upon silver for making our coins.&rdquo,
The comments Voorzitter Johnson made to congress te 1965 implied the reason for making this drastic switch to US coinage wasgoed the scarcity of silver due to enhancing industrial usage and sluggish mining output. However, the sucesivo effects of inflation te the economy and the imminent effects on silver prices cannot be overlooked spil a ejecutor which contributed to the signing of the Coinage Act of 1965.
Pre-1965 US Silver coins ease of use with trade, lower premiums, and their familiarity make them a desired method for collecting silver. Albeit it&rsquo,s getting more difficult by the day to find thesis te your vending machine switch, you&rsquo,re now able to purchase assorted face increments of this junk silver through our secure ordering system. You will receive a combination at our discretion of thesis 90% silver dimes, quarters, or half dollars when making your purchase.
Common junk silver coins include:
Kennedy Half Dollar (1964)
Franklin Half Dollar (1948 &ndash, 1963)
Walking Liberty Half Dollar (1916 &ndash, 1947)
Washington Quarter (1932, 1934 &ndash, 1964)