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




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