“You are looking at a completely handcrafted, hand-engraved hobo nickel that has been created by the artist “Z” Al Garr. He uses a variety of self-learned techniques and homemade engraving tools to fabricate these unique coins. Hours of meticulous work and effort are dedicated to the design and creation of each of his coins. Every coin made by “Z” is uniquely initialed and dated on the reverse of the coin.
This particular coin is a 1936 Buffalo Nickel that has been artistically transformed into a classic, one of a kind, “hobo” nickel which features the depiction of the creature “Gollum” from the Lord of the Rings trilogy, gazing at “The One Ring” after stealing it from Frodo Baggins while in Mount Doom. This coin has been titled “My Precious!”" Click for more →