This is a great website to find out what your older coins melt down value are worth. The spot price of silver and gold are located under silver coin values and gold coin values. One example not many people know is the Lincoln penny made up to 1982 is worth at least two cents or more because of the amount of copper. You can check out the silver coins most were made up to 1964 and if you happen to have some gold coins you can also look them up. The site also lists the newer coins which melt down values are not very much.