You have most likely found a coin or two in your life. You might have heard people say that finding a nickel is good luck. Perhaps you picked it up and, without thinking about it too much, put it with your other coins. Maybe you kept it for a while because you heard the saying about good luck but then forgot all about it.
The fact is, there are spiritual meanings associated with finding a nickel. In other currencies and countries, these spiritual meanings can be associated with the finding of other coins such as a dime or a penny.
Read on to find out what they are and what message the universe could be sending you.
The Spiritual Meaning of Money
Before we get into the meaning of finding a nickel, let’s think about the spiritual meaning of money and nickel, the metal. Your feelings about money can affect how you feel about finding a nickel, and the metal itself has some significant spiritual meanings.
If someone asked you to say words you associate with money, the word spiritual would probably not be one of them. We rarely think about money as having a spiritual meaning, which could explain why so many people have unresolved issues relating to money. Yet, money has a spiritual meaning.
Spiritually, money is related to the first chakra and our sense of security. That is why money in the bank can give us a feeling of security. People often think money is a barrier to spirituality, when in fact it can free us to focus on other things we value in life. When there is a lack of money, it is easy to focus more on survival than on spiritual and emotional well-being.
Spiritual Meaning of the Metal Nickel
Spiritually, the metal nickel has soothing properties and as an amulet can help the user get back into a calm state. Nickel can prevent negative energy and help you release it. It is also believed that it can stop you from making mistakes or relying too much on logic when you should listen to your inner wisdom.
Nickel amulets can keep good luck flowing to you. The properties of nickel can also help its owner to persevere when facing difficult challenges. Nickel is also associated with creativity and can free your imagination.
Now, let’s find out how the spiritual meanings of money and nickel relate to finding a coin.
What Does it Mean When You Find a Nickel?
There are different meanings to finding a nickel. What it means to you depends on your current life situation as well as how you find the nickel. For example, was it facing up or down when you found it? So let’s find out what the universe could be telling you.
1. You Are Unique
No two coins are the same once they enter circulation. They pass through different hands and places and get their unique dents and marks. This means that finding a nickel can be a reminder that you are unique, too.
Sometimes there can be pressure on us to think the same, dress the same, and act the same as everybody else. Finding the nickel could mean that you need to let your true light shine. When you are your authentic self, you will be happier and more successful.
2. You Feel Inferior
We often think of objects in terms of their value. The more expensive an object is, the more valuable it is. But this is not true. Cheap, even free objects can have a lot of personal or sentimental value.
Unfortunately, society can attach similar values to people. The more a person earns, the more valuable they are to society. If you find a nickel, it can be symbolic of you feeling inferior but you shouldn’t. The nickel is a reminder that a person’s value is not counted by how much money they have, but by how they act and how they treat others.
3. Change Your Money Mindset
How do you feel about money? Do you feel that it always goes faster than it comes and that the paycheck never goes far enough? Maybe you were taught to think that money is evil or other negative beliefs. If that feels true to you, then finding a nickel could be a sign that you need to change how you think about money.
If you are always struggling to find enough money, having negative feelings about money could be at the root of the problem. Finding a nickel can suggest that you need to work on your money mindset and then success will come.
If you have your money mindset sorted or have been working hard towards a goal, finding a nickel can be a sign from the universe that abundance is on its way. This meaning is especially likely if you have been feeling frustrated that despite all your efforts, your bank balance is still not improving.
When you find a nickel, the universe is letting you know you will reap the rewards of all your hard work soon. Have patience and you will be prosperous.
5. Have Faith
Have you been feeling that nothing is going your way? Maybe you didn’t get a job you wanted or your manager gave a promotion to a colleague even though you worked so hard for it. If this sounds like you, then finding a nickel is a sign to have faith.
The universe works in mysterious ways. Even when we think everything is going against us, we need to have faith that all will work out. How often have you looked back and realized that things worked out after all, perhaps even better than you expected? The nickel is telling you to have faith and you’ll see how everything works out again.
6. You Are Being Guided
If you have been feeling stuck or have an important decision to make, finding a nickel can be a sign that someone is guiding you. All you need to do is listen and you will find the answers that guide you in the right direction.
What can you do to find these answers? Meditation can help as when you still your thinking mind, you are better able to listen to your inner wisdom. Journaling or prayer may also help. Choose what you feel most comfortable with.
7. A Divine Sign of Support
Finding a nickel can be a sign that your guardian angels are with you. This is especially likely if you have been feeling alone against the challenges in your life. When you find a nickel, it is a message from the heavens that you should never feel alone. Your spirit guides are always with you.
It can also be a prompt to reach out for help if you feel overwhelmed by the challenges. You do not need to face them alone. Ask your friends and family for support and you will find any obstacles easier to overcome.
8. Be Ready For New Opportunities
The nickel is a symbol of good luck. In life, everything is in a constant state of change and you need to accept these changes. When you welcome the changes, good things will follow.
The nickel can be symbolic of the end of some important cycles. But do not be afraid of things ending, because they are making space for new opportunities.
9. Spiritual Growth and Self-Confidence
Because the nickel is a five-cent coin, finding a nickel can bring you the energies of the angel number five. It is an adventurous number, and it is associated with freedom, spiritual growth, and self-confidence.
So finding a nickel can be a sign of potential changes and your spiritual growth. This will lead to improved self-confidence. It is symbolic of you being on the right path and ready to bring your new ideas into action. You are ready for the start of a new chapter that will bring success into your life.
10. You Find a Nickel When You Are in a Hurry
Finding a nickel when you are in a hurry can be a sign that you need to slow down. In contemporary cultures, we often feel the pressure to do something all the time. We are always in a hurry from one task or place to another.
The nickel is a reminder to take time to relax and look after yourself.
11. Finding a Nickel Heads Up or Heads Down
If the nickel you find is heads up, it can carry signs of imminent good fortune. Pick it up as it can be a sign that your prayers will soon be answered.
In some cultures, picking up a nickel that is heads down is believed to bring bad luck to you. Most of the time, nickels are a sign of good fortune, but not if you pick up one that you find heads down. However, you can turn it over and leave it for someone else to find and bring them luck. This will bring good luck your way, too.
The spiritual meaning of finding coins such as nickels is usually that you are supported and on the right path. You will beat the challenges in your life and find success. They can be symbols of angelic protection.
So next time you find a nickel heads up, pick it up and trust that whatever comes your way in life is for your highest good. If there is anything you would like to ask about finding a nickel, you can write your questions in the comments section.