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 Posted 04/10/2019  5:46 pm Show Profile   Check tropicalbats's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add tropicalbats to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Just saw Ramjethero's counterstamp post and it reminded me that this came my way recently and have been meaning to post it. Not sure exactly what they were making it out to be but it's different.

No date buffalo "hobo nickel"



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 Posted 04/10/2019  6:06 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That doesn't do the term "Hobo Nickel" justice, I think.
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 Posted 04/10/2019  6:29 pm  Show Profile   Check Errers and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That poor Buffalo nickel! Although, it looks pretty cool though.
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 Posted 04/10/2019  6:58 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Ugly thing, and an insult to the early artists of this genre. Just a POC.
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 Posted 04/10/2019  7:41 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yes seems like a heavy hand did that punching--the dimpling on the rev is very prominent.
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