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    Classic 'Peanut Ear' Example
    Unmistakable Ear Style, Romines Plate Coin

    Original Hobo Nickel by OHNS-Named Artist 'Peanut Ear'. The ear is large and obviously peanut-shaped on this classically carved Peanut Ear nickel. In fact, all of the familiar Peanut Ear characteristics are clear -- the punched beard and hair, distinctive V-collar, and a thin line of hair below the simple, well-finished domed hat. Carved on a 1913 Type Two nickel. A trace of greenish verdigris exists along the right obverse margin. Plated in Romines 2 on page 51.
    From The Don "H2O" Haley Hobo Nickel Collection.


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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