Tag Archives: silver coins
Written on December 12, 2014 at 7:32 am, by Arch Enterprises
QUESTION: I have 13 avoirdupois pounds of Canadian coins that are dated before 1968. These are all from the Canadian Mint. What can you give me for these? – From Bridget in Maine
ANSWER: Hi Bridget,
Pre 1968 Canadian Silver Coins
Thank you for your inquiry. Depending on circulation, for Canadian coins up to the year 1967, the silver content was 80% silver by weight. During the year 1967, the silver composition of circulating coins was reduced from 80% to 50%. As such, coins were minted that look identical, but are composed of either 80 or 50
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Written on January 30, 2014 at 10:00 am, by Arch Enterprises
Question: “I have recently inherited a silver coin collection and the coins have “one troy ounce, .999 fine silver” written on the back of them. What does troy ounce mean, and how much can I expect to get from each of them?” – From Hayden in Portland, Oregon
Thank you for sending us pictures of your troy ounce silver coins. Silver is unique in that, because it is a universal precious metal, there is a standardized measuring method that is used for determining its worth. The American version of ounces does not equate to a troy ounce, which
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Written on April 3, 2012 at 2:59 pm, by Arch Enterprises
Gary in Raleigh, North Carolina has Silver Dimes, Mercury Dimes and Barber Dimes to sell. Arch Enterprises, precious metal refiner, responds to Gary about selling silver coins to a refiner.
Written on August 25, 2011 at 2:44 pm, by Arch Enterprises
Dee in Camden Arkansas asks Arch Enterprises about her 1971-1975 Eisenhower silver dollars.
Written on July 18, 2011 at 2:02 pm, by Arch Enterprises
Lou from New York asks precious metal refiner, Arch Enterprises, how much his silver strike coins are worth from Las Vegas casinos.