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38 Impressive "Hobo Nickels" - Hobo Nickels from the early The Buffalo Head nickel was particularly popular because of its larger size and carving or engraving surface. Called a Hobo nickel becaus they were more likely to carry coins. Old Coins, Rare Coins, Antique Coins, Memento Mori, Creepy, Hobo Nickel, Metal Detecting, Interesting History, Interesting Stories

38 Impressive "Hobo Nickels"

These nickels certainly don't feature Thomas Jefferson. First carved in 1913, the heyday of hobo nickels was back in the 1930s, used as a way to pass the time during the Great Depression. Some of the original coins still exist today, while the practice itself has survived into modern times; ironically making some nickels worth hundreds of dollars.

Coin from the reign of Henry VIII during his marriage to Catherine of Aragon; features a Tudor rose, crown and crowned monograms. Marie Tudor, Dinastia Tudor, Los Tudor, Tudor Rose, Tudor History, British History, Heinrich Viii, Elisabeth I, Tudor Dynasty

Crown coin from Henry VIII's reign of 1509-1533

A crown coin being from 1509 to 1533 during Henry VIII's marriage to Katherine of Aragon, hence the crowned 'K' opposite of the crowned 'H' for Henry.

Making Cents of Rare Coins Infographic Rare Coins, Us Coins, Rare British Coins, Coins Worth Money, Valuable Coins, Coin Worth, Coin Values, Old Money, Metal Detecting

Making Cents of Rare Coins #infographic

Checking behind sofa cushions, in old pockets, and in the car’s glove compartment can be a lucrative exercise. Who knows what you might find? Fifty pence? Two dollars? €9.74? Small change is great, especially when there’s a handy vending machine nearby to fulfill your desire to be refreshed. However, coins can also be a lot more valuable than the stated amount on their sides. A whole community exists around collecting up the rarest and most unusual coins, and they’ll pay excessive amounts…

complete database listed source of Canadian circulation currency coins for the past, present and future. Canadian Coins, Canadian History, Canadian Army, Coins Worth Money, Valuable Coins, Coin Worth, Coin Values, Old Money, World Coins

1943-1945 - The Victory Coin

The complete database listed source of Canadian circulation currency coins for the past, present and future.

1935 Canada banknotes – Canada paper money catalog and Canadian currency history Canadian Coins, Canadian History, Old Coins, Rare Coins, Canada Day, Fun Facts About Canada, Elizabeth Ii, Canadian Identity, Coins Worth Money

Canada banknotes - Canada paper money catalog and Canadian currency history

Canada banknotes, Canada paper money catalog and Canadian currency history

Canada banknotes, 1937 - Canada paper money catalog and Canadian currency history. Canadian Facts, Canadian History, I Am Canadian, Money Notes, Canadian Coins, Valuable Coins, Old Money, Coin Collecting, Poster

Canada banknotes, 1937 - Canada paper money catalog and Canadian currency history.

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Ancient Greek silver coin DOLPHIN horse rider repro

The winner will get the coin pictured.This is a obvious replica a ancient 2000+ year old Greek coin,you can tell because it looks

Statere - argento - Santorini BC) - due delfini nuotano in direzioni opposte Santorini, Mykonos Greece, Crete Greece, Athens Greece, Ancient Roman Coins, Coin Art, Greek History, Gold And Silver Coins, Antique Coins

Ancient Greek Coins - Santorini Ancient Silver Coins

Ancient Thira, Santorini, coins silver stater 525BC with two dophins and incuse squater, copy at Athens numismatic museum

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Canada banknotes - Canada paper money catalog and Canadian currency history

Canada banknotes, Canada paper money catalog and Canadian currency history

*mcwinkel-hobo nickel carving Artists etched away the flesh of the subject to reveal these awesomely macabre skulls. Hobo nickel carving remains a popular hobby today and it even has a society. Hobo Nickel, Momento Mori, Art And Craft, Skull And Bones, Skull Art, Skull Decor, Vanitas, Macabre, Sugar Skull

Hobo nickels: although the history of carving miniature bas relief sculptures into coins stretches back to the 18th century if not earlier,

Hobo nickels: although the history of carving miniature bas relief sculptures into coins stretches back to the 18th century if not earlier, by bridgett on Indulgy.com

1944 MEXICO 50 Centavos Silver GEM BU Gold Money, World Coins, Area 51, Rare Coins, Silver Bars, Coin Collecting, Gold Leather, Silver Coins, Laughter

1944 MEXICO 50 Centavos Silver GEM BU

Find best value and selection for your 1944 MEXICO 50 Centavos Silver GEM BU search on eBay. World's leading marketplace.

“The hobo nickel is a sculptural art form involving the creative modification of small-denomination coins, essentially resulting in miniature bas reliefs. The nickel, because of its size, thickness,. Memento Mori, Crane, Post Mortem, Totenkopf Tattoos, Hobo Nickel, Coin Art, Arte Horror, Skull And Bones, Gravure

Skull Nickels - Hobo Nickels (Totenkopf-Münzen, 7 Bilder) > MC Winkels weBlog

Die Geschichte der Münzenschnitzerei reicht bis ins 18. Jahrhundert zurück, besonders populär war es dann am Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts mit der Einführung der „Buffalo Nickel„, die aus besonders weichem und somit gut verformbaren Metall bestanden. Gerade in diesen Zeiten der Depression hatten arbeitslose Künstler wenig zu tun und genug Zeit, diese „Hobo-Nickels“ (mit eigener, aktueller Fanbase!) anzufertigen, bei denen... Weiterlesen

Facts about the Canadian penny, a coin that our descendants will not know! Canadian Penny, Canadian Coins, Canadian History, Canadian Facts, Old Coins, Rare Coins, Fun Facts About Canada, Herzogin Von Cambridge, Coins Worth Money

Graphic: The Late, Lamented Penny

The National Post's Graphics department takes a look at what actually went into our smallest denomination coin:

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Canada banknotes - Canada paper money catalog and Canadian currency history

Canada banknotes, Canada paper money catalog and Canadian currency history

Top 10 Rare Canadian Nickels - My Road to Wealth and Freedom - - Top 10 rare Canadian nickels include the 1926 far 1947 dot, 1951 high relief, 1953 Shoulder Fold (SF) Far Maple Leaf, the 1925 and 1965 large beads. Rare Coins Worth Money, Valuable Coins, Rare Pennies, Canadian Coins, Foreign Coins, Coin Worth, American Coins, Error Coins, Coin Values

Top 10 Rare Canadian Nickels - My Road to Wealth and Freedom

Top 10 rare Canadian nickels include the 1926 far 6, 1947 dot, 1951 high relief, 1953 Shoulder Fold (SF) Far Maple Leaf, the 1925 and 1965 large beads.