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Return to Monticello

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The Completion of the Westward Journey Nickel Series, was the Return to Monticello Nickel.  The U.S. Mint states this is the first coin to have a President facing forward.

Name of obverse:  “Jefferson, 1800”
Name of reverse:  “Monticello”
Obverse: bears a new image of President Thomas Jefferson based on the Rembrandt Peale painting of 1800
Reverse: restored 1938 design of President Jefferson’s Virginia home of Monticello
Obverse Designer: Jamie Franki
Reverse Designer: Felix Schlag
Obverse Engraver: Donna Weaver
Reverse Engraver: Felix Schlag

Written by Robert L. Wilson

October 24, 2009 at 10:24 am

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