NumismaTalks "The History of the Jefferson Nickel - Rescheduled" (Jenise "Jenny Penny" Borrasso)


Thursday, April 11th, 2024 (12:00 pm–1:00 pm UTC-6)


Explore the history and design changes of the Jefferson Nickel. From its inception in 1938 to the wartime years, ranging from 1942-1946. Learn about the 2004 special reverse designs, the re-crafted 2005 obverse profile and the current changes to the 2006 obverse and reverse. Let's travel this historical journey together learning about what makes this current circulating coin so special.

Jenise "Jenny Penny" Borrasso was born and raised in San Francisco, California. She was excited when her father, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, introduced her to numismatics. Starting with Lincoln cents, she developed a deep passion and love for coins. A current student of the ANA's Numismatic Diploma Program, she is on the path to becoming a numismatic scholar. She enjoys sharing her interest in cents with friends, family, and strangers.

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