What is a dollar?
A golden dollar coin has a $1 value.
It is constructed of a manganese-brass alloy.
On the front is Native American icon Sacagawea, while on the back is a bald eagle.
Divisions of a dollar: 100 pennies = $1, 1 nickel = 5 pennies = 1/20 dollar, 1 dime = 10 pennies or 2 nickels = 1/10 dollar, 1 quarter = 25 pennies or 5 nickels, 1 quarter = $0.25 = 1/4 dollar, 1 dime = $0.10 = 1/10 dollar, 1 penny = $0.01 = 1/100 dollar, 1 nickel = $0.05 = 1/20 dollar
What is a nickel?
The nickel is a five-cent US currency, or 1/20 dollar = 5 pennies. 20 nickels add up to one dollar.
The symbol for a nickel is $0.05 or 5¢.
It is formed of cupronickel, also known as copper-nickel (CuNi), a copper alloy that also contains nickel and strengthening elements, such as iron and manganese.
It exceeds the size of a penny. It has Thomas Jefferson on the front and Monticello (Jefferson’s colonial plantation) on the back.