You are here:

Coin and Paper Money Collecting/Value of silver U.S. coins


I  have  some Roosevelt  dimes  1964 and prior, most  in excellent condition.  I,also,  have some Washington quarters 1964 and earlier.  Mixed condition.  I wanted to know what I could sell them for  and if this would be just for their silver value. What  type place would be best to take them--coin collector or jewelry store?

Hi Jan
Coin dealers will pay between 18 to 20 times their face value for each coin.  Solets say a dime is worth between $1.80 and $2.

A quarter is 4.50 to $5.

I own Omega Precious Metals on Long Island.  If you are nearby, call me for an appointment.

516.759.6960     They are only worth their silver value.

Joe Hylas

Coin and Paper Money Collecting

All Answers

Answers by Expert:

Ask Experts


Joe Hylas


Numismatic professional with over 30 years experience can answer your questions about US coins, their values, how best to sell them and where to buy them. Interested in starting a collection? Find out which areas are undervalued and how to acquire those coins at the best price.


Ex-Head Precious Metals trader for Deak-Perera International with 42 offices worldwide. Industry experience since 1978. Has worked co-operatively with US Mint, Royal Canadian Mint, Austrian Mint, Chamber of Mines of South Africa, World Gold Council and Platinum Guild International. Professioanl numismatist specializing in US Coins. Always buying collections, will travel if size of collection warrants. Website: www.AllCoins.US

PCGS, NGC, Rotary

Physician's Money Digest

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration

Awards and Honors
Paul Harris Fellow

©2017 All rights reserved.