US Junk Silver, Halves and Dollars in Utah: Buy or Sell
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US junk silver, halves and dollars in Utah can be bought and sold through Drockton Bullion and Coin in Utah. Call or text 1-801-857-5529 for a quote on buying or selling.
US Junk Silver or 90% Silver Coins
US Junk Silver, or 90% silver coins were minted until 1965 by the US Mint. Also, they are called junk silver because they have no numismatic or collectible value. Instead, they are sold for their silver bullion value. In fact, there is .715 troy ounces of pure silver in one dollar face value of these coins. Included in this category are dimes, quarters and half dollars. You can purchase junk silver or 90% coins through Drockton Bullion and Coin in Utah.
US Morgan Silver Dollars
US Morgan Silver Dollars can be bought in Utah through Drockton Bullion and Coin. Unlike junk silver coins, Morgan Silver Dollars are worth an additional premium beyond their silver content. And, this is based on their age, mint mark, population and grade (cull-Proof).
In addition to the above, Morgan Silver Dollars contain .77344 troy oz of pure silver in every coin. Somewhat more than dimes, quarters and halves. Drockton Bullion and Coin buys and sells cull grade silver dollars for the bullion stacker. Also, we buy and sell higher grade and rare coins for the coin collector.
US Silver Peace Dollars
US Silver Peace Dollas in Utah can be bought or sold through Drockton Bullion and Coin. Unlike the Morgan Silver Dollar, the Peace Dollar was minted after World War 1 and commemorated the Armistace. And, they were only minted from 1921 through 1928. As well as 1934 and 1935.
Simularly, like the Morgan, these coins are 90% pure silver and have .77344 troy ounces of pure silver in each coin. Also, they can be bought in cull condition by the bullion stacker. Or, up to proof condition by the coin Collector. Drockton Bullion and Coin can assist both. Highest Quality, Lowest Cost and Free Shipping
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US Silver Half-Dollar History
The United States silver half dollar has a rich and varied history dating back to its introduction in 1794. As a result, here is a brief overview of the key moments in the history of US silver half dollars:
Flowing Hair Half Dollar (1794-1795): The first US silver half dollar featured the bust of Liberty on the obverse and an eagle on the reverse. These coins are extremely rare and valuable today.
Draped Bust Half Dollar (1796-1807): The Draped Bust design replaced the Flowing Hair design and featured a more detailed and refined portrait of Liberty on the obverse.
Capped Bust Half Dollar (1807-1839): The Capped Bust design was introduced in 1807 and featured a more realistic portrait of Liberty wearing a cap. The design went through several modifications during its run.
Seated Liberty Half Dollar (1839-1891): The Seated Liberty design was introduced in 1839 and featured a seated figure of Liberty on the obverse and an eagle on the reverse. This design was widely used and underwent several modifications during its run.
Barber Half Dollar (1892-1915): The Barber design was introduced in 1892 and featured the bust of Liberty on the obverse and an eagle on the reverse. This design was widely used and underwent several modifications during its run.
Walking Liberty Half Dollar (1916-1947): The Walking Liberty design is widely considered one of the most beautiful and iconic coin designs in US history. It features a full-length figure of Liberty on the obverse and an eagle on the reverse.
Franklin Half Dollar (1948-1963): The Franklin design features the bust of Benjamin Franklin on the obverse and an eagle on the reverse. The design was created by John Sinnock.
Kennedy Half Dollar (1964-present): The Kennedy design was introduced in 1964 following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The design features a portrait of Kennedy on the obverse and an eagle on the reverse.
Silver US Dime History
The 10 cent coin, also known as a dime, has a long history dating back to the early years of the United States. Also, the first official dime was minted in 1796 and was made of 89.24% silver and 10.76% copper. And, it featured the image of Liberty on the obverse and a bald eagle on the reverse.
The design of the dime has gone through several changes over the years. The Capped Bust dime was introduced in 1809. And it was followed by the Seated Liberty dime in 1837. Next came the Barber dime in 1892. As well as the Mercury dime in 1916. Finally, the Roosevelt dime in 1946.
Each design change reflected the artistic and cultural trends of the time, as well as technological advances in minting.
In addition to changes in design, the composition of the dime has also evolved. Early dimes were made of silver. However, during World War II, the government needed the metal for the war effort and began producing dimes made of a copper-silver-manganese alloy. In 1965, the composition was changed again to a copper-nickel blend, which is still used today.
The dime has also played a significant role in American culture. As a result, the phrase “a dime a dozen” is used to describe something that is common or easily acquired. The image of President Franklin D. Roosevelt on the obverse of the Roosevelt dime is a tribute to his leadership during the Great Depression and World War II.
Today, the dime remains an important part of American currency and is used in daily transactions alongside other coins and bills. It continues to be a popular item among coin collectors due to its rich history and unique designs.
Silver US Quarter History
The Silver US Quarter, or 25 cent piece, was first minted in the late 1700s.
The first quarter coin was authorized by the Coinage Act of 1792. Which also established the United States Mint.
This quarter was made of silver. And featured a bust of Liberty on one side and an eagle on the other. Also, these coins were only minted from 1796 to 1807. As a result, they are now extremely rare and valuable.
In 1831, the Mint began to produce a new quarter design. And this time, it featured a seated Liberty on one side and an eagle on the other. Then in 1891 it was replaced by the Barber quarter. Which also featured a bust of Liberty on one side and an eagle on the other.
The Barber quarter was in circulation from 1892 to 1916. And it was followed by the Standing Liberty quarter. Which featured a standing Liberty on one side and an eagle on the other. And, this design was used from 1916 to 1930. After which, the eagle was replaced with an image of a bald eagle in flight.
In 1932, the Mint began to produce the Washington quarter. Which featured a bust of George Washington on one side and an eagle on the other. This design was used until 1999.
It was replaced by the 50 State Quarters Program. And, under this program, each state was honored with its own unique quarter design. Which was minted from 1999 to 2008.
Presently, the US Mint has continued to produce a series of special designs for the quarter. These designs have included the America the Beautiful Quarters Program. Which also honors national parks and other landmarks. As well as the American Women Quarters Program. Which will honor prominent American women.
Today, the US silver 25 cent piece remains an important part of American currency and is widely used in daily transactions.