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US Coins in Circulation
  Coin Composition Weight Cost to Produce
Cent 2.5% Copper, 97.5% Zinc 2.5 g 2.41 cents
Nickel 25% Nickel, 75% Copper 5 g 11.18 cents
Dime 8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper 2.268 g 5.65 cents
Quarter 8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper 5.67 g 11.14 cents
Half Dollar 8.33% Nickel, 91.67% Copper 11.34 g N/A
Susan B Anthony Dollar 12.5% Nickel, 87.5% Copper 8.1 g N/A
$1 Coin 88.5% Copper, 6% Zinc, 3.5% Manganese, 2% Nickel 8.1 g 18.03 cents

Quarter (United States coin) - Wikipedia


The quarter, short for quarter dollar, is a United States coin worth 25 cents, one- fourth of a .... No known examples of quarters were made in 1933, San Francisco abstained in 1934 and 1949, and sto...

What are quarters made of? | Reference.com


As of 2014, the quarter produced by the U.S. Mint is made of 91.67 percent copper and 8.33 percent nickel, as mandated by the Mint Act of 1965. Prior to 1965 ...

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Oct 15, 2008 ... I still find silver quarters every now and then, and it's just kind of a cool thing to come across. There are a few easy ways to tell if you have a ...

The US Quarter - Enchanted Learning


Quarters are made out of an alloy (a mixture of metals) of 91.67 percent copper and 8.33 percent nickel (before 1965, the quarter was made out of silver).

Can I Find Any 1964 Silver Quarters? | WIRED


Mar 27, 2014 ... Before 1965, US quarters were made of 90 percent silver. That means that due to the silver alone it would be worth about $3.50 (depending on ...

90% Silver Dimes, Quarters, and Half Dollars - American Rare Coin ...


(Years containing 90% silver: 1932-1964) Washington Quarters Most circulated .... A week later I received a call that a mistake had been made and that I was […].

What Metals and Materials are Used in US Coins and Banknotes?


Jan 24, 2013 ... These silver-colored coins are the quarter, nickel and dime coins, made using copper-nickel combination. In the past, only the faces of the coins ...

1932-1964 Washington Silver Quarter Melt Value - Coinflation


1932-1964 silver quarter values are updated with live silver prices on Coinflation. ... bits of a Spanish piece of eight coin made up a quarter of that coin's value.

Most Valuable Quarters: A List Of Silver Quarters & Other Rare ...


Barber quarters were made until 1916, and while most are considered relatively common in terms of how many were actually made, they really haven't been ...