1 oz Silver Antique Round - Hobo Nickel Replica (The Train)

1 oz Silver Antique Round - Hobo Nickel Replica (The Train)

The second coin in the Silver Hobo Nickels series is The Train. A great antique finish adds character to the overall look.

Round Highlights:

  • Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
  • Individual rounds will come in a capsule along with a certificate of authenticity.
  • Mintage of only 1,000.
  • Obverse: Mr The's Train features an original steam engine locomotive, paying tribute to the Hobo's preferred method of travel.
  • Reverse: Depicts a hobo with a knapsack. The hobo's knapsack uses the buffalo hump while using the line above the denomination as the hobo's walking stick.
  • Edge-marked with a unique mint number.


Protect and display your Silver round in style by adding an attractive presentation box recommended for this round.

Add this classic 1 oz Antique Silver Hobo Nickel Replica Round of The Train to your cart today!

The hobo nickel is a coin that has had its original artwork altered into a new design by the homeless, often referred to as hobos, and then sold to make money. The U.S. nickel is a favorite coin to use due to the softness, size and thickness of the coin.

When the Buffalo nickel, or Indian Head, was introduced in 1913, it became popular among coin engravers. The large Native American head gave the artists a large template to work from that allowed finer detail work to be done. With this large template to work from, the hobo nickel became highly popular. Due to the softness of the metal in the nickel, hobo nickel tools could be made from any crude tool that could make a scratch, displace or punch into the coin.

The artwork of each hobo nickel is unique. Some hobo nickel artists would repeat specific designs due to their popularity, but most tried to create something new with each coin. Whether you are a veteran hobo nickel collector, or you are looking to start a hobo nickel collection, these Silver hobo nickel replicas at APMEX are perfect for you.

Customer Reviews of 1 oz Silver Antique Round - Hobo Nickel Replica (The Train)
1 oz Silver Antique Round - Hobo Nickel Replica (The Train)
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Husband loves this piece

By  Tone

from Texas

5.0

I bought this for my husband. He is into trains, planes, and automobiles. He loves the steam locomotives. Saw this piece and had to buy it for him. You will love it!

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Great Round

By  Adam D

from DFW, TX

5.0

I was excited about this purchase and am happy that I made it. I received #174 of 1000. Can't wait until the 5 oz if for sale.

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)

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