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- Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
- Individual rounds will come in a capsule along with a certificate of authenticity.
- Antique finish with a mintage of only 1,000 rounds.
- Obverse: Features a Green Fairy enjoying a substance from a steaming glass. The date, designer's initial and Liberty are the only remaining devices left from the original coin.
- Reverse: Depicts the skeletal remains of a deep sea dwelling fish. The fish torso fin uses the buffalo hump. All of the original inscriptions are left intact.
- Edge-marked with a unique mint number matching the certificate of authenticity.
Protect and display your Silver round in style by adding an attractive presentation box recommended for this round.
Add this 1 oz Antique Silver Hobo Nickel Replica Round of Green Fairy & Fish Bones round 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.
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Date:Jul 17, 2017
The Green Fairy, in these parts, is well known and attached to Absinthe. We shall celebrate this coin by opening a bottle of 2008 Vieux Pontarlier Absinthe, and toast the Green Fairy-
- Attractive Design
- Collectible (lower mintage)
- Easy to Sell
- Mint Condition
- Recognized Brand
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