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News for Hobo Nickels

Stormtrooper Hobo Nickel: In Sith We Trust
Nickel carving goes way back. It has been an American tradition ever the Great Depression, when some homeless people carved designs into nickels, selling them for more than five cents. That is why ...

This artist hides secret levers and booby traps in US coins
Roman Booteen transforms US coins into stunning scenes with hidden buttons, levers, and doors. He combines his mechanical skills with “hobo nickels,” the art of sculpting relief images into coins. ...

Corum Hobo Coin: Turning art on its head(s)
Five cents, made from nickel, issued shortly before the Great Depression. They were worth so little that even vagrants would rework them to earn a miserly profit. This earned them the name 'hobo coins ...

Hobo nickels: Colorado artist Adam Leech needs help to highlight the lost folk-art form
Adam Leech, who owns Leechpit, a vintage clothing and collectibles store in Colorado Springs, has been obsessed for years by an unusual folk art form called hobo nickels. Starting with buffalo nickels ...

In Hobo Nickels We Trust
The rise and fall of the trillion-dollar coin wasn't the only weird numismatic news this month. It was said that the coin, a crafty re-stocking of the Treasury to escape the debt-ceiling crisis, would ...

Former teacher introduced students to hobo nickels
A few weeks ago, I wrote about hobos riding the rails on both sides of the Ohio River and those who, like me, saw them first hand. That mention brought back some other memories for Mim Bizic of Moon ...

Milk glass can come in colors
It might eventually dry up and fall off. Q. I have an unusual Indian nickel. The Indian head has been carved to look like a Civil War soldier. I was told it is a "hobo nickel." A. The term "hobo ...

With $170,000 buy, Tiburon woman amasses world’s top ‘hobo nickel’ collection
It turned out the coin was an original buffalo nickel that had been re-configured at the hand of a Depression-era hobo. The coin, Kagin learned, was part of a tradition of so-called “hobo nickels,” ...

$450,000 in coins stolen in 5 thefts
Striking at least five times, they trailed victims up to 100 miles from the Florida United Numismatists coin show in Orlando before pouncing and getting away with about $450,000 worth of gold pieces, ...

Augmented Reality Hobo Signs? There's an App for That
Of course, iHobo relies on an installed user-base to be useful, but the current database is quite comprehensive, and the app is cheap enough for iPhone-owning hobos to afford, at just Hobo Nickel. The ...

With $170,000 purchase, Tiburon woman amasses world’s top ‘hobo nickel’ collection
IN 2003, Candace DeMarco Kagin of Tiburon was walking through a coin show when she saw a nickel carved with the image of a golf caddy wearing a long, cutaway coat. It turned out the coin was an ...