Why is the nickel called a nickel?
Nickels are called nickels because they are made from the element nickel
The nickel get's its name because of what it's made of. A nickel, in American usage, is a five-cent coin struck by the United States Mint. Composed of 75% copper and 25% nickel, the piece has been issued since 1866.
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