Silver Spot Price & Charts

Our spot price chart accurately reports silver spot prices in real-time. Use the table to the right to discover the silver price today in ounces, grams, and kilograms. Identify trends by examining our historical spot price chart below, showing the price of silver in various time frames, including 24-hours, 3 days, 1 week, 1 month, 3 months, YTD, 1 year, 5 years, and and all time. Bookmark this page to receive accurate and up-to-date gold silver prices information.

Learn more about spot price, and how to use it, in the FAQ section below.

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Silver Spot Price FAQ

What is the price of silver today?

The silver price today will update every 60 seconds in real-time during the trading day based on the market. To see the current silver price, please reference the silver price chart above.

What is the silver spot price?

The current market price of silver which can be bought for immediate delivery is called the silver spot price. The silver spot price is the price of one troy ounce of silver in US Dollars. Our website shows the real-time silver spot price, in addition to the historical silver price in the chart above. The silver spot price can fluctuate throughout the day, based on market factors such as supply, demand, economic events, and geopolitical events. The actual silver price you may pay to purchase silver in the form of silver bars or silver coins may differ from the silver spot price, based on costs of production, procurement, supply, and demand.

How is the Silver Spot Price Set?

The silver spot price is calculated from silver future contracts, from worldwide markets such as the Commodities Exchange (COMEX), the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA), and the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX). The price of the contract is set by silver supply and demand.

What is the Silver Bid Price and the Silver Ask Price?

The silver bid price and the silver ask price are the prices at which silver can be bought and sold, respectively. The silver bid price is the highest price the buyer is willing to pay for silver. When selling silver, a dealer will purchase silver at the bid price. The silver ask price is the lowest price the seller is willing to sell silver at. When buying silver, a dealer will sell silver at the ask price. The difference between the silver bid price and the silver ask price is called the bid-ask spread, which can vary based on the current supply and demand in the market, transaction size, as well as other factors.

How often does the price of Silver change?

Silver is an actively traded asset, and is bought and sold constantly by traders, investors, banks, which causes the price of silver to change frequently. The silver price changes throughout the trading day and is updated in real-time on our website to provide the current gold price, whether you are interested in buying or selling silver.

What can affect the Silver Price?

The silver price is influenced by many factors, including non-economic and economic factors. Silver is used globally for industrial purposes, such as medical devices, electronics, and solar panels. A change in industrial demand can affect the price of silver. Economic factors such as inflation rates, interest rates, currency exchange rates, and central bank policies can also influence the price of silver.

Can I buy Silver at the current spot price?

The price of physical silver is based on the current market silver price, as well as a premium over the silver spot price. Physical silver has a cost to procure, manufacture and distribute, which is why you cannot typically purchase silver for the silver spot price.

What is premium over spot?

The premium over spot is the markup an investor will pay above the raw silver value of a product. For example, if the silver spot price is $25 per ounce and an investor purchased a 1 oz silver product for $27, the premium over spot is $2, which is the difference between the $27 silver product and the $25 silver price.

How can I buy physical Silver?

You can buy physical silver from a reputable dealer online or from a local coin shop. Silver bullion are products are typically purchased for their silver content, and are in the form of silver coins, bars (ingots), or rounds, while collectible coins are typically purchased for the metal content, as well as the numismatic or collectible value. There are several silver coins produced by sovereign mints around the world, including the American Silver Eagle from the United States Mint, the Canadian Silver Maple Leaf from the Royal Canadian Mint, the British Silver Britannia from The Royal Mint, the Australian Silver Kangaroo from The Perth Mint, and the Austrian Silver Philharmonic from the Austrian Mint. You can check out our selection of Silver Coins here. Silver bars are produced in a variety of sizes to provide options for investors, including several gram sizes, up to 1,000 ounces. Our full selection of silver bars can be viewed here.

How much should I invest in Silver?

The amount you invest in silver depends on your overall investment goals. Silver is considered a safe-haven asset that could be a hedge against inflation, global tension, market uncertainty, as well as currency fluctuations, due to its finite nature and historical evidence of holding its value over time. We recommend working with a finance professional for any investment advice. Silver and other precious metals can be a way to diversify your portfolio.

What is the Gold/Silver ratio?

The gold/silver ratio is the price relationship between the current price of gold and the current price of silver in the market. The calculation is the price of gold divided by the price of silver. This ratio is tracked historically to see when silver may be relatively inexpensive relative to silver, and vice versa.