"The hobo nickel is a sculptural art form involving the creative modification of small-denomination coins, essentially resulting in miniature bas reliefs."

Born in Italy ,based in Spain since 2003 i am graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sculpture, i have worked as a Jeweler since 2003. My Passion for artistic metalworking led me to discover the Art of Hand Engraving in 2011. That was when i start my great interest for this fascinating sculptural type of Art and never stop carving since this day. Thank you for visit my website and support Hobo Nickel Art!

Paolo "MrThe" Curcio


All my works are handmade, Hobo nickels are true collectible items, all my carvings are One Of A Kind, signed and dated on the Back or in the rim.


I Accept Private Commissions, please feel free to contact me for prices and to discuss about Ideas and Projects.


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How to Carve a Hobo Nickel Skull 


How to Carve a Hobo Nickel Skull

  • DVD The entire process of How to carve a Hobo Nickel Skull.
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