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By Sarah Lane
Dec 16, 2002, 7:42am
Topic: U.S. Coins
Who is on a nickel and the home on the back what is it? Thank You.
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
Heres a link to Monticello, Jeffersons home in Virginia.
Lastly, heres a link to an article on Thomas Jefferson.
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