Best Coins To Collect: The Top U.S. Coins Worth Holding Onto

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!

Why Are Coins Made Of Alloys?

Alloys have been used to make U.S. coins for centuries. Why aren’t coins made of pure metal? When did alloys become the norm for U.S. coins? What’s the difference between alloy vs. clad? And how much are coins made from alloys worth? Find out here!

What makes a coin valuable? There are several factors...

What Makes A Coin Valuable?

So… what makes a coin valuable? There are 5 important factors that determine a coin’s rarity (or scarcity). Do you know what those 5 things are?

Grading Half Dollars: How To Determine The Grade Of A Half Dollar

There are 4 types of half dollar coins covered here: Barber half dollars, Franklin half dollars, Kennedy half dollars, and Walking Liberty half dollars (also known as American eagle silver half dollars). Here’s how to obtain exact grades for your circulated half dollar coins….