About 1.24 million ounces of US coins were melted between 1966 and 1969. That's about 65% of every silver coin minted between 1916 and 1964.
Since 1969, 70% or so of the remaining common date silver has been melted.
"The Big Silver Melt" by Henry Merton
Junk Silver Totals:
AFTER THE MELTS: WHAT'S LEFT IN SILVER COINS?
Melting of pre1965 U.S. silver coins:
National Debt Clock: http://www.usdebtclock.org/
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