Minted from 1919 to 2009 at a weight of 0.0482 troy ounces of gold, the "Golden Bait" Dos Pesos coin sits as the centerpiece of this incredible contraption. Booteen's magnificent work is showcased by the beautiful symbols and hidden aspects of the design. Hungry metal jaws spring closed to trap the unwitting victim who goes after the guarded gold.
Authorized, permitted reproduction of Roman Booteen's original Trap Coin. Bezel, Jaws & Trap cast from 20 grams of. Limited to ONLY 999 replicas. Individually laser-etched with serial number #392/999.
The coin arrives in a collector's box with its certificate of authenticity. Also included is a tool to open the coin and spring the trap, and in addition to the wooden collector's box, a second box matching the style of the Gold Bug comes with it. Bas-relief sculpture on a hobo nickel. Includes the original Morgan Dollar.Consists of the original Dos Pesos 1/20 troy ounce gold coin. Obverse: A domed Morgan Dollar, featuring the iconic Eagle. Reverse: 1945 Gold Dos Pesos Core, surrounded by a spring-loaded finger trap. The trap opens and becomes a part of the border work.
Around the circumference of the coin, there is an inscription by Sir Walter Scott that reads, AURUM MULTO MAGIS ANIMAS PERDIDIT QUAM FERRUM CORPORA CECIDIT. Translation of the inscription: Gold has killed more souls than iron.
The item "TRAP WITH THE GOLDEN BAIT Roman Booteen Silver Morgan Dollar 2 Peso Gold Coin" is in sale since Sunday, December 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Hobo Nickels". The seller is "dragonfyre1982" and is located in Rector, Arkansas. This item can be shipped to United States.