legendary Coins and Currency
Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Behring Center
Please choose one of the following: Inspect another coin or note Give money to Royal Inspector (United States, 5 cents - front) United States, 5 cents Front Back This Liberty head nickel should not exist.  In 1912 the U.S. Mint stopped making them officially but an employee hoped to get rich by making five more and selling them to collectors at high prices.