New Nickel Launched Today

The United States Mint launched the New nickel today which is the first circulating coin that features the image of a United States President facing forward. The coins used in circulation have depicted the profiles of presidents in the past. This new image of President Thomas Jefferson is based on a Rembrandt Peale portrait of Jefferson, painted in 1800.

New Jefferson Nickel
The New Jefferson Nickel

Here is more detailed information about the new nickel and its history.

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