The Nickel

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The nickel
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  • A nickel is worth 5¢. 20 nickels equal one dollar.
  • Thomas Jefferson is on the nickel. He was the 3rd president of the United States.
  • Jefferson is facing left.
  • Monticello is on the back. This was his home in Virginia. Today it is a national monument that you can visit.
  • The nickel is made made of nickel and copper.
  • The nickel's sides are plain, or smooth.


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