What's in a nickel (hint: not just nickel)

Jan 17, 2014
It costs almost 10 cents to make a nickel, so the US Mint may change the formula for making it. We look at the cost of the nickel – and the cost to some industries of changing it.
New U.S. nickels are shown on display at an unveiling ceremony January 12, 2006 in Washington, DC.
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