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

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

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


Round Highlights:
  • Contains 5 oz of .999 fine Silver.
  • Individual rounds come in a capsule along with a certificate of authenticity.
  • Mintage of only 1,000.
  • Edge-marked with a unique mint number.
  • 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.


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

Add this classic 5 oz Antique Silver Hobo Nickel Replica Round of The Train to your cart today!

The hobo nickel refers to 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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A must buy! Great detail

By  BH

from San Jose, CA

5.0

The general theme and antique appearance.

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)

Exceptional Service As Usual

By  Jumpa

from Cape Cod

5.0

Completely happy

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

Great Looking Hobo "Nickel"

By  CC in SC

from South Carolina

5.0

The size of this Hobo "Nickel" makes the details really show up and display well. Never did like the small size of a regular Hobo nickel but this size is excellent ! ! !

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Mint Condition
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