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How To Recycle Your Silver Coins

We make it fast and easy to recycle silver coins – in fact, you’ll be paid within 1 to 2 business days after we receive your silver. Even though we customize every transaction to meet your specific needs, here are our standard terms for refining silver coins:

Processing Time:  Typically completed within 1 to 2 business days from date of receipt.
Payment Schedule:  Payable immediately upon completion.
Form of Payment:  Company check, bank wire transfer or the return of bullion.
Metal Pricing:  We price your metals using the New York and London markets.
Pool Account:  If you prefer to leave your metals unpriced, you may open a pool account at no additional cost.

What Kind of Silver Coins Can I Recycle?

You can send us the following silver coins to be refined and recycled:

  • 90% silver coins, including U.S. dimes, quarters, half dollars and Seated, Morgan and Peace dollars prior to 1965
  • 40% silver clad Kennedy half dollars from 1965-1970 and Eisenhower dollars from 1971-1976 (with “S” mint mark)
  • 35% silver War Nickels from 1942-P through 1945-S
  • 80% silver coins, including Canadian dimes, quarters, half dollars and dollars prior to 1967
  • Other foreign coins that contain various amount of silver

See the other forms of silver Specialty Metals accepts here.

Photo of silver coins that Specialty Metals can recycle and refine for your company.

Refining Rates and Fees for Silver Coins

No minimum quantity

90% Silver Dimes, Quarters, Halves (Pre-1965):
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90% Silver Morgan & Peace Dollars:
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40% Silver Clad Kennedy Halves (1965-1970):
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35% Silver War Nickels (1942-P - 1945-S):
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(US Silver Coins are purchased outright. Prices will vary depending on current market price and quantity being sold when you lock in your silver.)

Other Silver coins:
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No Other Charges