United States 90% Silver dimes, quarters, and half dollars minted 1964 and earlier are “bagged” in $1,000.00 face value allotments. The average silver content of each $1,000.00 bag is 715 troy ounces. The monetary (face) value is backed by the US treasury.
| United States Silver Coinage|
.900 Pure Silver
|$1,000.00 BU||720 oz||varies||varies|
|$1,000.00 Circ||715 oz||varies||varies|
|$100.00 Circ||71.50 oz||varies||varies|