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    Two-Sided Classic Hobo Nickel
    Superior Quality by an Unknown Artist

    Bearded Hobo With Domed Hat (Obverse); Walking Hobo Reverse. The obverse is completely carved (no punches), as is the reverse on an S-mint nickel. The date is removed. This spiffy hobo wears a plaid coat, with a hat to match the coat on the reverse. Unfortunately, he wears striped pants with the checkered coat, unaware of the fashion faux pas or, more likely, simply not caring. Hobo nickels with two-sided carving are scarce and highly prized among collectors.
    From The Chris Dempsey Collection of Hobo Nickels, Part II.


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    July, 2021
    13th-15th Tuesday-Thursday
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