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The entangled connection between buffalo nickels and hobo nickels

National Coin Week is a few months away, April 22-27. Nevertheless, it is never too early to learn more about the buffalo nickel, which is this year's National Coin Week theme. Hobo nickels typically are designed from buffalo nickels, so their history goes is intertwined. Yet, the hobo nickel has its own distinctive history.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

A totally American coin: the Buffalo Nickel

Learn more about the Buffalo Nickel that was designed from 1913-1938. Find out why it was created, the reasoning behind the design, and why it was removed from circulation so quickly.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

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