How much silver is in 1976 Canadian Olympic coins?

How much silver is in 1976 Canadian Olympic coins?

About Canadian 1976 Silver Olympic 28 Coin Set 72 troy ounce of silver and 14 $10 Silver coins containing 1.44 troy ounces of silver. This set has a total of 30.24 troy ounces of silver. Included with the 28 coins is a display case.

What is the silver content of Canadian coins?

Melt Values of World Silver Coins

Coin Composition Melt Value Updated 11/26/2021
Canada Silver Five Cents (1920-1921) 80% Silver $0.71
Canada Silver Dime (1858-1919) 92.5% Silver $1.63
Canada Silver Dime (1920-1967) 80% Silver $1.41
Canada Silver Dime (1967-1968) 50% Silver $0.88

Are Canadian coins pure silver?

Due to a rise in the price of silver, Canadian coinage was debased from sterling silver (925 fine) to 800 fine in 1920. However, unlike the American coin, which was 75% copper and 25% nickel, the Canadian coin was pure nickel, as Canada was the world’s largest producer of the metal.

Are Canadian Olympic coins worth anything?

The Canadian mint made spiffy large silver coins with Olympic themes between 1973 and 1976. These coins do not circulate, but are made especially for collectors. They contain silver, and that makes them valuable. Their value is equal to the amount of silver they contain multiplied by the current value of silver.

How much is an Olympic silver coin worth?

The silver melt value for this coin is $17.14 as of December 11, 2021. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $22.15 per ounce. The 1984 P Olympic silver dollar is worth around $22 in mint packaging. Lastly the 1984 S proof Olympic silver dollar is worth around $24 mint packaging.

What is a 1976 Olympic coin set worth?

Montreal Olympic Coins, 1973-1976

Description Mintage BU
Series VI 1976 – Complete Set of All 4 Coins From Series VI Incl. Above 205.00
Series VII 1976 – $5 Olympic Village 1,887,629 35.00
Series VII 1976 – $5 Olympic Flame Incl. Above 35.00
Series VII 1976 – $10 Olympic Velodrome 1,985,257 70.00

What year did Canadian coins contain silver?

Between 1908 and 1919, Canadian silver coins were made with 92.5% silver. However, after 1919 (the end of WWI), almost all Canadian silver coins contained 80% silver.

Are old Canadian silver dollars worth anything?

A total of 21,135 were made in total, and it can fetch anywhere from $300 to $10,000 at auction, depending on the grade. On September 2006, a 1947 – Maple Leaf Silver Dollar sold for $51,000 CAD at an auction.

How can you tell if a Canadian coin is silver?

(The easiest way to tell them apart is to test with a magnet. Canadian coins with silver content are never magnetic, so if a 1968 quarter jumps on the magnet you know it is not silver).

What is a 1976 Olympic 10 dollar coin worth?


Issuer Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1976
Value 10 Dollars 10 CAD = USD 7.94

Which Olympic coins are worth money?

Top 10 most valuable 50p coins

  • Kew Gardens (2009), 210,000.
  • Olympic Wrestling (2011), 1,129,500.
  • Olympic Football (2011), 1,161,500.
  • Olympic Judo (2011), 1,161,500.
  • Olympic Triathlon (2011), 1,163,500.
  • Peter Rabbit (2018), 1,400,000.
  • Flopsy Bunny (2018), 1,400,000.
  • Olympic Tennis (2011), 1,454,000.

Are Olympic coins worth anything?

Prices are much higher for the gold coins released by the US Mint to commemorate the Summer and Winter Olympic games. The $5 commemorative coins generally go for around $500. The $10 commemorative coins sell for around $1,000. Click here to search for US Olympic coins on Amazon.