Hobo nickel is the most common term for the art of carving coins, giving them a new life. In this art, Roman Booteen from Russia is a master. 

He works mainly with old coins which are made of several layers of metal - and he takes advantage of it when creating his images and textures.

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Westover 1 year ago

Wow amazing work

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Aahzmandus Pervect 1 year ago

Kill All Humans! Nice touch! :)

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sexy_scorpio_3MD 1 year ago

I love Alice in Wonderland! Super creative! Great job! Love the detai!

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Taryn Wallace 1 year ago

If they are his coins and he wants to carve them instead of keeping them for a collection isn't that ultimately his choice.... also if he's selling them and you don't like them.....don't buy them

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Ok Ha-Neul 1 year ago

game of sponges

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Signe Manat Hansen 1 year ago

Alice high as fuck, being on a coin and shit

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PyroarRanger 1 year ago

DON'T LOOK INTO HER EYES OR YOU SHALL BE TURNED INTO A COIN!

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Andrew Gibb 1 year ago

Bender Pendragon - visiting Camelot

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Naomi Bailey 1 year ago

cool

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Westover 1 year ago

Mr Burns would love it

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Abby Rexroth 1 year ago

You've destroyed my childhood :(~

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

Coinception

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dreamworld 1 year ago

u thot was doggo but is coino. bamboozled again.

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Naomi Bailey 1 year ago

My favourite coin yet

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Shoeb Ahmad 1 year ago

Bison King :)

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

Let there be light!

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Naomi Bailey 1 year ago

wow

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

And STILL a better love story than Twilight.

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

RIP KNIGHT

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

even Snow White wouldn't eat that apple.

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ADHORTATOR 1 year ago

Attack of the fifty foot woman!

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Westover 1 year ago

Scrouge duck currency

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

Latin for 'I found a f*cking Dino fossil!' (Not really)

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Pat Wooster 1 year ago

I would love to have this one! The Mad Tea Party, my favorite part of the story!

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sexy_scorpio_3MD 1 year ago

I like the top half!

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Sivi 1 year ago

Dont you just hate it when your art turns againts you.

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Anita Marx 1 year ago

There is an old german legend: In the "Walpurgisnacht", when April ends and May begins, all the witches fly to the "Brocken". There is the devil, waiting for them, they dance around (some sexual activity can't be miss ;) . To end this horror, the people in the villages turn up great fires to burn all the witches who could try to steal the maiden to make them witches too. Nowadays it's a big festival, crazy, scary, funny and because we're Germans, lots of beer.

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Renée Baldwin 1 year ago

All the little details. Very talented.

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Ash 1 year ago

I'd buy this for my SO (but with different scriptures)

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

How do you even hand-carve so well?

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Naomi Bailey 1 year ago

love the detail in the dog

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Naomi Bailey 1 year ago

sirens

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Pat Wooster 1 year ago

You have to say it, this guy is an amazing artist!

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Naomi Bailey 1 year ago

<3

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Signe Manat Hansen 1 year ago

That must be the first fan art ever made for Neverending Story 3

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Kerry Pye 1 year ago

Hey you guuuyyysss

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Ben Smith 1 year ago

Interesting broom placement

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Shoeb Ahmad 1 year ago

Danial Craig, do you remember Moneypenny ? :)