I've always believed that junk silver is the way to go, especially if silver takes off and gets to be in the hundreds of dollars per ounce. I'm starting to have second thoughts about that. I'd be interested in what others think about the subject.
The reason I ask is that I have a variety of mostly junk silver coins, pre 1965. My buddy wants to pick through them and trade out my nicer junk and swap me for newer junk, plus some additional ounces to compensate me for upgrading his collection. I'm tempted, as I've always researched coins as they came into my possession for anything rare or super nice (nothing rare, some decent shaped stuff though). He also wants all my mercury dimes and standing liberty quarters. hmm, what to do?
All thoughts appreciated. TIA.