United States of America coins

U.S. currency is produced at U.S. Treasury locations in Washington, D.C., and Fort Worth, Texas. Every coin has the phrase "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM" (Latin for the phrase "From many, one"). (100 cents are equal to 1 dollar)

Worth 1 cent. A penny is a copper-plated zinc coin It has Abraham Lincoln on one side and the Lincoln Memorial on the other

Common Coin


Worth 5 cents. It is made of a nickel and copper blend. It is larger than a penny It has Thomas Jefferson on the front and Monticello (Jefferson's colonial plantation) on the back.


Worth 10 cents. It is made of a nickel and copper blend. It is smaller than a penny or a nickel. It has Franklin D. Roosevelt on the front and a torch on the back. 


Worth 25 cents. It is made of cupronickel. It is larger than a nickel. It is about the same size as an Indian 50 paise coin. It has George Washington on the front and either a United States emblem or a design of one of the 50 states on the back 


It is a very useful coin, as many coin-operated machines, such as washers/dryers, candy machines, airport trolleys, and parking meters accept only quarters. 

Worth 50 cents. It is the largest of U.S. coins. It is a silver-over-copper coin. It has John F. Kennedy on the front and the Presidential Coat of Arms on the back. 

Half Dollar 

Not So Common Coin

It is worth $1. It is made of a manganese-brass alloy. 

Golden Dollar

It features native American heroine Sacagawea on the front and a bald eagle on the back

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