Iowa City, Iowa: World's Largest Wooden Nickel

12 feet across. The World's Largest Wooden Nickel is displayed on a stand, facing the road, in a farm field.
Address:
3246 Iowa River Corridor Trl., Iowa City, IA
Directions:
On the east side of Dubuque St. NE/Hwy W66, just north of where it crosses the Iowa River.
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Wooden Nickel.

Largest Wooden Nickel

Claims to be the world's largest wooden nickel. Who really knows?? It's a fun and quick pit stop if you like quirky things. Not very far off I80. We weren't real sure where to park so made quick work of a photo!

[Kerri M, 06/26/2015]

Wooden Nickel.

World's Largest Wooden Nickel

According to KCRG News, the Nickel was built to protest the Johnson County supervisors' decision to raise speed limits on three streets. 16 feet, 3 inches in diameter. Weighs 4,000 pounds.

[CKW, 04/07/2015]
World's Largest Wooden Nickel

There's a big fence in front of the nickel now, with political signs attached. Annoying for photos.

[Micky, 10/15/2014]

Ick.

Nickel.

World's Largest Wooden Nickel

The wooden nickel is a quick 5 minute stop, but a great photo op.

[Zoe Roberts, 07/09/2014]

Wooden Nickel.

World's Largest Wooden Nickel

The big nickel now proudly displays two very tattered "Don't Tread On Me!" flags. And who could argue against the recommendation to "Vote for Common Sense"?

[Frank Abbott, 07/13/2010]

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