1: The Shield Nickel, minted from 1866-1883, features a shield on the obverse and the value on the reverse.

2: Liberty Nickels were produced from 1883-1913, with a portrait of Lady Liberty on the obverse.

3: Buffalo Nickels, minted from 1913-1938, exhibit a Native American on the obverse and a buffalo on the reverse.

4: The Jefferson Nickel has been in circulation since 1938, showcasing Thomas Jefferson on the obverse.

5: War Nickels were minted during WWII from 1942-1945, composed of 35% silver.

6: The Silver Jefferson Nickel, minted in 1942-1945, contains a small P mintmark above the dome of Monticello.

7: The 2005 Bison Nickel commemorative coin features the American bison on the reverse.

8: The 2006-2009 Westward Journey Nickel Series celebrates Lewis and Clark's expedition.

9: The 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Nickel honors the sport with a unique reverse design.

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