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The Hulk Gets His Own Nickel, Sort Of. This hand-carved nickel was made by Shaun Hughes, and is carved into a real nickel

Hobo Nickels. The hobo nickel is a sculptural art form involving the creative modification of small-denomination coins, essentially resulting in miniature bas reliefs. The term hobo nickel is generic, as carvings have been made from many different denominations. Due to its low cost and portability, this medium was particularly popular among hobos, hence the name.

I carve Hobo Nickels for fun, here is15 of them.

Hobo Nickels an art form using small denomination coins

"Hobo Nickel": Although the history of carving miniature bas relief sculptures into coins stretches back to the 18th century if not earlier, it was greatly popularized in the early 20th century with the introduction of the Buffalo nickel. This particular coin was minted using soft metal and was imprinted with the portrait of an indian with bold features, making it easier to deface and transform into the portraits of other people, animals, or even scenery.

Hand carved Hobo Skull Nickel by Adam Leech by theleechpit on Etsy

pirate coin by Shaun Hughes

Hobo Nickel Re carved coin,made for a Buffalo Nickel by Shaun Hughes OHNS Hobo Nickel Re carved coin by Shaun Hughes OHNS 61

hobo nickels - Google Search

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Remarkable Hobo Nickels Carved from Clad Coins by Paolo Curcio sculpture money faces currency bas relief anatomy

hobo nickels - Google Search

hobo nickels - Google Search


Paul Holbrecht - Starving Need Job, on a 1936 USA Buffalo/Hobo nickel