Roll of 2004-D Westward Journey Nickel "Keel Boat"
A roll of 40 Brilliant Uncirculated Bank-Wrapped 2004
Westward Journey Nickels with the "Lewis & Clark Keel Boat Design" from the
Denver Mint ("D" mint mark).
2004 Fall Design: "Keelboat"
The 2004-dated Jefferson nickel features an angled, side-view
of the keelboat with full sail that transported members of the 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. The design, by United States Mint sculptor/engraver Al
Maletsky, shows Captains Lewis and Clark in full uniform in the bow of the