Hobo Nickel “Shoe Billy” by A. Armstrong
Posted on January 20, 2013
“Carved on a 1935 Full Horn Buffalo Nickel is my latest carving titled “Shoe Billy”. Shoe Billy is a hiking Hobo featured wearing a bowler hat, worn suit & holey shoes. He is carring a bindle stick & puffing on the last remains of a cigar butt. The background is relieved & carving darkened for contrast. Nickel is signed on coin edge.
Carving is offered by artist & engraver Amy Armstrong OHNS Member #842″ eBay Link