While there is no single answer that defines the ‘best’ coins worth collecting (because everyone has a different opinion as to the best coins worth holding onto), here are some ideas and opinions from others who collect coins. See which coins they’ve chosen to collect and why. Hint: They’re NOT all rare U.S. coins!
Everyone’s talking about emergency silver eagles lately! Perhaps you’ve heard that these special American Silver Eagles are rare and valuable, and now you want to know why. See what sets emergency silver eagles apart from “regular” American Silver Eagles and why some collectors are buying silver coins like these.
What are mint marks? Mintmarks are small letters stamped on U.S. coins that designate where the coin was made. Where a coin was minted affects its value. See which coins each U.S Mint facility made. And what a U.S. coin without a mintmark means. (Some are rare error coins. Others are not supposed to have a mint mark.)