One of the most popular ways to invest in silver bullion is with 90% bags of silver coins. Commonly referred to as junk silver bags, this name developed in the 1970s and was used to describe a bag of average circulated silver coins, meaning no rare coins were included.
All silver coins in junk bags were struck in 1964 or earlier and have a 90% silver purity. Each bag contains a combination of dimes, quarters and half dollars. A full bag has a face value of $1000 and 715 ounces of actual silver. Individual bags of all dimes, quarters or half dollars are usually available as well for an upcharge. For all 90% bags, call for price and availability.