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    Beautifully Carved 1913 Type One Nickel
    By 'Nostrildamus'

    Superior Quality Hobo Nickel, Top Tier OHNS-Named Artist. The clever nickname parodies the French astrologer and reputed seer Nostradamus, who was a physician and apothecary in the early 1500s. His prophecies of world events still attract followers. This impressively carved hobo nickel depicts an immaculately turned-out gent, with an altered nose and a hypnotic eye that seemingly peers into the future. LIBERTY and the date remain, while all else is expertly carved and smoothly dressed. Only a few confirmed examples of this talented, classic-era artist's work are known.
    From The Chris Dempsey Collection of Hobo Nickels, Part II.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2021
    13th-15th Tuesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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