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Thinking about exploring the world of metal detecting? Wondering exactly how to use a metal detector to find old coins? Here's a good place to start!

The Seated Liberty design was first seen in 1836 on a limited number of silver dollars. By 1840, that design had been placed on the obverse of all U.S. coins -- ranging from the half dime through the dollar coin. It also appeared on the briefly struck 20-cent piece. See the value of Liberty Seated coins today.

Trying to earn a coin collecting merit badge? Here are all the coin collecting merit badge requirements Boy Scouts must meet to earn a coin collecting merit badge!

While there is no single answer that defines the 'best coins to collect' (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!

All U.S. Silver Dollar Values - Morgan dollars, Peace dollars, Flowing Hair dollars, Draped Bust dollars, Seated Liberty dollars, and Trade dollar coins.

Submitting coins to Professional Coin Grading Service, or PCGS, is easy if you know how to do it.

Wondering how to submit coins to PCGS for grading? I've done it myself and have some tips to share that could save you a lot of time and money!

Charles E. Barber was a coin designer who gained recognition for his depictions of Liberty on coins. His Liberty Head designs for the dime, quarter, and half dollar were so popular that those coins were actually called Barber coins rather than Liberty Head coins! The Barber nickel was called a Liberty Head nickel though.

Millions of coin collectors are being brought together thanks to social network sites. Check out 5 coin collecting forums that'll make your hobby even more fun.

Coin clubs are a great resource for finding answers to your questions about coins. See how to find a coin club in your area.