Keelboat Nickel

Westward Journey Nickels
Issued in 2004
2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series Keelboat Uncirculated Reverse
2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series Keelboat Uncirculated Reverse
2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series Uncirculated Obverse
2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series Uncirculated Obverse

Coin Description

Reverse
Features a side-view of the keelboat that transported members of the Lewis and Clark expedition and their supplies through the rivers of the Louisiana Territory in search of a northwest passage to the Pacific Ocean. Built to the specifications of Captain Lewis, the 55-foot keelboat could be sailed, rowed, poled like a raft, or towed from the riverbank.
Obverse
Features the likeness of President Thomas Jefferson.

The Story

The second nickel of 2004 shows the keelboat that was part of the transportation for Lewis and Clark’s expedition. In this Keelboat Nickel design, captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark are standing on deck at the start of their famous trip.

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2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series Keelboat Uncirculated Reverse
2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series Keelboat Uncirculated Reverse
2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series Uncirculated Obverse
2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series Uncirculated Obverse