So I found a guy in Ohio that engraves coins into awesome little works of  art. Hobo nickels are a traditional art form that started in the early  1900s when people would engrave nickels with nails, gravers or whatever  they had to work with. They would then use these little works of art to  trade for goods and services making them more valuable than a plain ole  nickel.  As I was looking to find some nickels to use on my rings I came across  Shane Hunter's nickels on eBay. After a few ...

Dias de Los Muertos hobo nickel

So I found a guy in Ohio that engraves coins into awesome little works of art. Hobo nickels are a traditional art form that started in the early 1900s when people would engrave nickels with nails, gravers or whatever they had to work with. They would then use these little works of art to trade for goods and services making them more valuable than a plain ole nickel. As I was looking to find some nickels to use on my rings I came across Shane Hunter's nickels on eBay. After a few ...

Hobo Nickel carved by Andy Gonzales  photo from Original Hobo Nickel Society

Hobo Nickel carved by Andy Gonzales photo from Original Hobo Nickel Society

ROBERT MORRIS HOBO NICKEL - I WILL NOT DEFACE COINS - 1935 BUFFALO NICKEL

ROBERT MORRIS HOBO NICKEL - I WILL NOT DEFACE COINS - 1935 BUFFALO 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.

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.

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DAVID JONES HOBO NICKEL - STORMY SEA - 1929 BUFFALO NICKEL

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