Hobo Nickel by "Bert," Bertram Wiegand

Collecting Hobo Nickels – A Hobby in Transformation

By Leon Worden COINage magazine • Vol. 42, No. 7July 2006 There is something magical about a Buffalo nickel that has been reworked into a unique piece of art by a hobo with a crude knife or nail punch as he tramped across America in the first half of the 20th Century.    Was the coin exchanged for …

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