Coin and Paper Money Collecting/presidential ingots


QUESTION: I have a set of presidential ingots Washington to Nixon 5000 grains sterling silver each wondering what they are worth a piece

ANSWER: Hi Frank,
They are worth about $16 each.


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QUESTION: Not sure that is right 5000 grains sterling for 16.00

Well, Let's see.

Silver Spot is $17.52.    Sterling is .925 pure  That means 1 troy ounce of sterling silver is worth $16.20

There are 480 grains in 1 troy ounce.  So it's a hair over 1 ounce

I see, what I did, I dropped a zero off of the 5,000

The full correct melt is $162

Sorry about that.


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