Before 1965, many of the coins in everyday circulation were minted from an alloy made with a combination of 90% pure silver and 10% pure copper.
The 25C (quarter) denomination of coins minted with this alloy include Washington and Barber Quarters.
These 90% silver coins were pulled from circulation with the introduction of copper/nickel clad coins and the rising industrial demand for silver in the 1960s. Many in the public hoarded them for their 90% silver content as a rainy day fund they could fall back on.
Buying junk silver coins is a great way to start your silver investments.
The coins in this listing are random lots based on what we have in stock at the time of order. They likely will contain a mix of Washington and Barber quarters. The coins you receive when ordering from these listings will have been minted of 90% silver from before the introduction of copper clad currency in 1965.
Most common in these lots are Washington quarters from 1932-1964, The coins will typically be in circulated condition and will contain a mix of dates.
Each $1 Face Value of 90% silver coins contains .715 troy ounces of silver.