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5 Cents, Hobo Nickel, 1935

5 Cents, Hobo Nickel, 1935

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Description (Brief)
One (1) modified coin
United States, 20th century
Obverse Image: A skeletal Native American.
Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1937
Reverse Image: A buffalo.
Reverse Text: UINTED STATES OF AMERICA / FIVE CENTS
General Information: 1937 carved buffalo nickel. Obverse: Indian skull carved over Indian head. Artist: Jay DeBoer
Object Name
modified coin
nickel
date made
1937
2013
maker
Jay L. DeBoer
place made
United States: Washington, Olympia
Physical Description
nickel; copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.2 cm x 2.1 cm; 3/32 in x 13/16 in
ID Number
2013.0275.02
catalog number
2013.0275.02
accession number
2013.0275
Credit Line
Jay L. DeBoer
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Exhibition
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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