The Shield Nickel was our first 5 cent nickel in the United States. It features the number 5 on the reverse with stars surrounding it.
Do you know how to tell a war nickel from a regular Jefferson nickel? I'll show you - it's simple! Plus, see what Jefferson nickels are worth today... including war nickels.
If you're interested in getting your children started early in coin collecting I have a few tips and pointers for you. Some ideas as far as which coins might be the best for kids to collect...
What tools and supplies do you need to start collecting? Here's a basic guide to the top 5 things you'll want to have, if you plan to start a coin collection.