Roman Booteen - Trap with the Golden Bait - Mechanical Hobo Nickel. Mint: Heads or Tales Coins & Collectibles. Currency: United States Dollar (1785-Date).
Reeded with a unique pattern. Condition: New - Mint Packaging. Obverse: A domed Morgan Dollar, featuring the iconic eagle. Reverse: features a 1945 Gold Dos Peso core, surrounded by a spring-loaded finger trap.With the trap open, it becomes part of the border work, but try to steal the gold bait and it snaps shut. Within days, Booteen experienced an influx of requests from excited collectors wanting a piece of modern art history.
Sadly, it was a limited edition of one, but it became an overnight icon. HOTCO's stunning replica is unlike anything you've seen. The obverse is a domed Morgan Dollar, featuring the iconic eagle. But it is the reverse that is the real star. It features a 1945 Gold Dos Peso core, surrounded by a spring-loaded finger trap.Never before has a Hobo Nickel existed with such unique sculpting and functionality. Around the circumference, a matching inscription by Sir Walter Scott reads: AURUM MULTO MAGIS ANIMAS PERDIDIT QUAM FERRUM CORPORA CECIDIT. The meaning - "Gold has killed more souls than iron". Needless to say, this is one coin all investors are hungry to get their hands on; And this is one coin, hungry to get its trap on your fingers. And in case you're wondering, the finger trap is safe.
Authorized, licensed reproduction of Roman Booteen's original Trap Coin. Includes original Dos Pesos 1/20 Troy ounce gold coin. Bezel, Jaws & Trap cast from 20 grams of 925 silver.
Bronze Scepter to trigger trap and easel for display. Limited to only 999 replicas. Individually laser-etched with serial number. Coin condition is based on our professional opinion.
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