You have found half of a magician's coin. These are made from real nickels and one half (the one you found) is hollowed out and another ground down to fit in the hollow. These two-headed or two-tailed coins sell for a few dollars in novelty stores. Jakes Marketplace on the web charges about $8 for most varieties.
The coin you describe is referred to as an " Indian Head Nickel " or sometimes a " Buffalo Nickel ".
The US nickel (five cent coin) has an image of Jefferson's home, Monticello, on the back.
The US 5 cent coin (a nickel). That is his home- Monticello- on the back.
The third U.S. President, Thomas Jefferson, is on the nickel. His home, Monticello, is on the back of the coin.Thomas Jefferson.
The symbol on the back of a nickel is Monticello. Monticello is the home President Thomas Jefferson, who is depicted on the front of the coin.
This coin is commonly called the Liberty Nickel, it is made of copper-Nickel, and became to be called the "V" Nickel
depends on the dimensions of the nickel coin....
Thomas Jefferson is on the nickel.
Only one of the coins is not a nickel. So the coin that is not a nickel will be a quarter, and the other coin will be a nickel.
5 cent coin: Brass-clad nickel 10 cent coin: Brass-clad nickel 50 cent coin: nickel-clad copper dollar coin: nickel-clad copper.
The V on the back suggests the coin is actually a nickel, as V is the Roman numeral for 5. If this is the case, the coin is NOT silver, and values start at around $5 depending on condition.
Yes, a 1943 US nickel with the large P, D or S on the back of the coin over the Monticello is 35% silver.
The nickel has an image of Thomas Jefferson.
Thomas Jefferson's home, the Montecello, is featured on the back of the NICKEL.
A nickel is a five-cent United States coin. A dime is a ten-cent coin. Therefore, a nickel is half of a dime.
The USA refers to their 5 cent coin as a Nickel. Nickel (Ni) is an element with the atomic number 28.
That would be known as a "V" or Liberty nickel. The V is the roman numeral for 5 because the nickel is worth 5 cents.
Australia does not have a "nickel" coin.
Australia has never produced a "nickel" coin.
The property descibed by a nickel coin being shiny is lustre.
U.S. cents were never struck in nickel. If your coin is nickel- or silver-colored it was plated. That makes it an altered coin with no collector value.
It does not. When the price of silver and other metals went up in the 1800's, someone game up with the idea of using a nickel/copper alloy for a new coin. This new coin was the Shield Nickel and was called a nickel, well because the metal nickel being in the coin.
....No such coin exists. The US didn't even exist as a country in 1758, nor was nickel used in coinage much back in 1758.