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Joey Snozola Hobo Nickel Buffalo Nickel - Reverse Of Joey Snozola Hobo Nickel

#104 Joey Snozola Hobo Nickel

Carved on a 1937 Full Horn Buffalo Nickel is Joey Snozola. Joey Snozola, named for his large nose, is featured with an angry facial expression on this Hobo Nickel. He is wearing a textured bowler hat with striped hatband and his head is tilted to the side. The coin field, background of this engraved coin, is smooth.   SOLD

Freddy Freeloader Hobo Nickel Buffalo Nickel - Reverse Of Freddy Freeloader Hobo Nickel

#103 Freddy Freeloader Hobo Nickel

This hobo nickel is carved on a 1937 Full Horn Buffalo Nickel and is called 'Freddy Freeloader.' Freddy Freeloader is wearing a hat, a suit/jacket as evidenced by the lapels, and is sculpted with fine facial details outlined as though he is wearing a clown mask (makeup?) of sorts. His long, straight hair is inlaid copper, and the ash of his cigar is inlaid 24 karat yellow gold. The background of this hobo nickel is relieved and stippled, and is darkened for contrast. Freddy Freeloader is reminiscent of Freddy the Freeloader a character portrayed by Red Skelton.   SOLD

Mutton Chops Civil War Soldier Buffalo Nickel - Reverse Of Mutton Chops Civil War Soldier

#102 Mutton Chops Civil War Soldier

Carved on a 1928 Full Horn Buffalo Nickel is a Civil War Infantry Soldier. This soldier is sculpted with nice facial detail and has mutton chops style beard. The soldier is wearing a kepi (hat) with a 24 karat yellow gold bugle insignia, the infantry insignia.   SOLD

Mack Buffalo Nickel - Reverse Of Mack

#101 Mack

Carved on a 1935 Full Horn Buffalo Nickel nickel is "Mack." Mack is sculpted with a wonderful grin, facial expression, broken and crooked nose, and bags under his eyes. He is wearing a fedora style hat with striped hat band, a suit and bowtie, and is smoking a cigar with a 24 karat yellow gold ash.   SOLD

Rocco Buffalo Nickel - Reverse Of Rocco

#100 Rocco

Carved on a 1929 Full Horn Buffalo Nickel is Hobo Nickel Rocco. Rocco has sculpted facial features and is wearing a fedora hat tilted to the side. He is smoking a cigar inlaid with 24 karat yellow gold and copper.

Rocco is my 100th Modern Hobo Nickel Carving.   AVAILABLE

Crockett Buffalo Nickel - Reverse Of Crockett

#99 Crockett

Carved on a 1929 Full Horn Buffalo Nickel is Hobo Nickel Crockett. Crockett is shown as as rough and tumble mountain man / frontier man and has sculpted facial features, a full beard, and is wearing a coonskin cap (skinned raccoon cap). The raccoon's head and tail are fully defined, with the raccoon's tail sporting clearly visible stripes. The tail is resting on Crockett's shoulder while gently wrapping around his neck.   SOLD

Sonny Buffalo Nickel - Reverse Of Sonny

#98 Sonny

Carved on a 1929 Full Horn Buffalo Nickel is "Sonny." Sonny has nicely sculpted facial features. He is wearing a textured cap and smoking a cigarette. Smoke is rising from the cigarette. The background has been carefully removed and the field of the coin is clean. Coin is darkened for contrast. Nickel is signed and numbered AA 98 on coin edge.   SOLD

Happy Hour Buffalo Nickel - Reverse Of Happy Hour

#97 Happy Hour

Carved on the reverse side of a 1936 Buffalo Nickel is "Happy Hour." Happy Hour is a Hobo comfortably sitting next to a jug of moonshine, smoking the remains of a cigar. The background is relieved and lightly stippled. The cigar ash is inlaid copper. The smoke is inlaid 24 karat yellow gold. The nickel is signed and numbered AA 97.   SOLD

Slouch (The Hobo) Buffalo Nickel - Reverse Of Slouch (The Hobo)

#96 Slouch (The Hobo)

Carved on a 1935 Full Horn Buffalo Nickel is "Slouch." Slouch is a hiking Hobo with less than perfect posture. He is carrying a bindle stick. His foot is nicely place to accommodate the coin date.   SOLD

Johann Buffalo Nickel - Reverse Of Johann

#95 Johann

Carved on a 1935 Full Horn Buffalo Nickel is "Johann." Johann is carved in traditional profile style and has a full beard and mustache. Johann is wearing a textured bowler hat featuring a feather of inlaid 24 karat yellow gold.   SOLD