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Clock & Skull Full Back Piece

Tattoo and tattoo artists have always been fond of dark imagery in their work. Naturally, skulls are one of the most popular tattoos. One of the things that is so awesome about skull tattoos is tha.

"Hobo Nickel": Although the history of carving miniature bas relief sculptures into coins stretches back to the 18th century if not earlier, it was greatly popularized in the early 20th century with the introduction of the Buffalo nickel. This particular coin was minted using soft metal and was imprinted with the portrait of an indian with bold features, making it easier to deface and transform into the portraits of other people, animals, or even scenery.

Hobo Nickels were crafted from soft-metal based coins by drifters, wanderers, or inmates with ample time and a simple tool. Etched from the deep reliefs of presidential faces, skulls and cartoon characters became the faces of currency.