50 States
United States Coins
By Sarah Lane
May 29, 2004, 12:23


Topic: U.S. Coins

ClassBrain Visitor:

Who is on a nickel and the home on the back what is it? Thank You.

ClassBrain Response:

The head of Thomas Jefferson is on the front side of a nickel. On the back is Monticello, his homestead in Virginia. The diameter of a nickel is 21.21 mm and its edges are smooth.

Here are some fun places to visit to learn more about United States coins:

The United States Mint

The United States Treasury

Here’s a link to Monticello, Jefferson’s home in Virginia.

Lastly, here’s a link to an article on Thomas Jefferson.

Learn more about coins with the help of Google

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