nickels ( 1866-Current )

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Shield ( 1866-1883 )

Composition: copper-nickel 

Weight: 5 grams 

Diameter: 20.5 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia 

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Liberty Head "V" ( 1883-1913 )

Composition: copper-nickel 

Weight: 5 grams 

Diameter: 21.2 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco  

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Buffalo ( 1973-1938 )

Composition: copper-nickel 

Weight: 5 grams 

Diameter: 21.2 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco  

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Jefferson War ( 1942-1945 )

Composition: 35% silver 

Weight: 5 grams 

Diameter: 21.2 mm 

Mints: Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco