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 Why is the 5 cent coin called a nickel?

Answer A staple of American coinage since 1866, the nickel has been worth five cents since its inception. The coin's history includes several design changes over the years, but the size and composition ha... 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 »
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Who is on the U.S. 10-cent coin?

President Franklin D. Roosevelt is on the 10-cent coin. Before him, from the minting of the dime until 1946, Lady Liberty was on it. The 10-cent coin is currently the thinnest and smallest, even th... Read More »
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Who is on the 5 cent coin?

President Thomas Jefferson is on the five-cent coin, more commonly called the nickel. On the other side, the coin has either the bison or the view of the Pacific Ocean seen by Lewis and Clark.Refer... Read More »
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Who is on the U.S. 10 cent coin?

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt has been on the U.S. 10-cent coin since not long after his death. Until 1946, the dime's face had various versions of Lady Liberty, a symbolic embodiment of Amer... Read More »
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