Let's talk about determining "worth" of our coins
Is it as simple as what one person is willing to pay at a given point in time?
The toned MS63 1964 Kennedy wasn't worth $500 to many posters on that thread that was the outcome of the GC auction. Obviously, color premiums for eye appealing coins are nothing new in the hobby.
Who's to say it wasn't worth it? Not for me, but why not be happy for the winner?
Price guides always lag the market and address generic median data points.
How do you price personal enjoyment value over time?