nickels ( 1866-Current )

Shield ( 1866-1883 )

Composition: copper-nickel 

Weight: 5 grams 

Diameter: 20.5 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia 

Liberty Head "V" ( 1883-1913 )

Composition: copper-nickel 

Weight: 5 grams 

Diameter: 21.2 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco  

Buffalo ( 1973-1938 )

Composition: copper-nickel 

Weight: 5 grams 

Diameter: 21.2 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco  

Jefferson War ( 1942-1945 )

Composition: 35% silver 

Weight: 5 grams 

Diameter: 21.2 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco