What is the symbol on the back of a nickel coin?

Answer The image on the back of a nickel (5 cent) coin is Monticello, the home President Thomas Jefferson, who is depicted on the front side of the coin. Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the Un... Read More »

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What percentage of nickel is in a nickel coin?

Despite its name, nickel is not the primary metal in a U.S. Mint struck five-cent coin. Since 1946, the coin has comprised 75 percent copper and 25 percent nickel. The coin is minted in Philadelphi... Read More »

What is the mass of a nickel coin?

According to the United States Mint, the weight of a nickel coin is 5 grams. This is also the mass of a nickel coin since it is 5 grams when weighed in Earth's gravity. This is equivalent to 0.1764... Read More »

What president is on the nickel coin?

An image of President Thomas Jefferson has been on the United States nickel coin since 1938. The 2005 Westward Journey nickel series displays a more contemporary depiction of Jefferson, but the Un... Read More »

What is the thickness of a nickel coin?

The thickness of a nickel coin made by the United States Mint is 1.95mm. The edge of the nickel coin is smooth. The nickel is made of 25 percent nickel and 75 percent copper. The diameter of a nick... Read More »