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OHNS Announces YN Scholarship

A scholarship to assist members with educational expenses has been created to honor Archie Taylor. This scholarship was named in his honor as Archie was a champion of the Original Hobo Nickel Society (OHNS) and a strong campaigner for the art of carving nickels. The scholarship is to be awarded annually to one applicant meeting the qualifications as stated on the OHNS website where the application form can also be found. The scholarship is awarded to a new recipient every year and is funded by monetary donations and coins donated for auction at the annual OHNS Auction in January of every year. Those coins that are donated specifically to fund the scholarship will be featured in a separate section of the catalog. The deadline for submission is August 15th this year due to the current COVID-19 situation.

The Archie Taylor Scholarship is open to YN members of OHNS. More information can be found in the blue area on the Club Info page.

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OHNS Auction 29

If any OHNS members have either modern or classic hobo nickel carvings they would like to submit to OHNS Auction 29, please contact Auction Manager Marc Banks at banksmarc@sbcglobal.net.

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2020 OHNS Hobo Tokens Now Available



OHNS is pleased to announce the release for sale of 2020 OHNS Hobo Tokens. They have again been designed and dies cut by OHNS member and engraver Steve Adams of Grove City, Pennsylvania.

Click here to purchase OHNS Hobo Tokens

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2020 Reprints of the Hobo Nickel Guidebook Are Now Available






Click here to purchase the Hobo Nickel Guidebook






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OHNS Announces Del Romines Summer Seminar Scholarship

The Del Romines Summer Seminar Scholarship is open to members of OHNS. Check the blue area on the Club Info page for more information.

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OHNS Pamphlet Now Online!
Check out the new OHNS pamphlet on the Origins of Hobo Nickels!! Click the photo below or right quick and save the photo below to download it!


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2020 Reprints of the Hobo Nickel Guidebook are available