When did America stop producing silver coins?

The regular manufacturing of silver dollar coins by the United States Mint

was discontinued in 1836, after it had produced them from 1794 to 1803. 

 On October 15, 1794, the first silver dollars—exactly 1,758 of them—were

minted. David Rittenhouse, the director of the mint, received them

right away so that VIPs might receive them as mementos. Ninety percent of all

US dimes, quarters, half dollars, and dollars minted in 1964 and before are silver.

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