Here’s a quick tip from my husband today: before spending any change you are given, be sure to examine dimes and quarters very closely.
These coins, as well as half-dollars made before 1965 were made of 90% silver:
With the price of silver continuing to climb, hovering around $30/oz lately, these coins are worth significantly more than face value. So keep them!
Here’s another interesting article about collecting these coins. Have you been saving your pre-1965 silver coins?
A city girl learning to homestead on an acre of land in the country. Wife and homeschooling mother of four. Enjoying life, and everything that has to do with self sufficient living.