Roman adoption of metallic commodity money was a late development in monetary history. Bullion bars and ingots were used as money in Mesopotamia since the 7th millennium BC; and Greeks in Asia Minor had pioneered the use of coinage (which they employed in addition to other more primitive, monetary mediums of exchange ) as early as the 7th century BC. Roman Booteen’s hobo coin for 2017 features a twisted and ghoulish tree, representing all that makes us feel wary on a dark night in the woods. From the tree’s gaping mouth reaches a fist clasping a. Get the best deals for roman booteen coins at eBay.com. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! 392.1k Followers, 139 Following, 71 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Roman (@romanbooteen).
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Russian artist Roman Booteen (featured previously here and here) recently unveiled his latest ‘Hobo nickel‘ featuring a beating heart.
Using a US Silver dollar (Morgan), Booteen made a beating heart with a clever turning mechanism shown below. The coin is one-of-a-kind and Booteen has no plans to make any more of this design in the future. He says he will eventually put it up for sale/auction at a random time in the future.
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Boasting an equally unrivaled talent on a different canvas, Hobo Nickel Master Engraver Roman Booteen’s creations set the gold standard for other aspiring coin engravers. The designer of The Trap with the Golden Bait, Gold Bug & The Holy Grail - unbelievably intricate works of art etched onto a tiny round metal canvas - pays tribute to one of his admired inspirations with his latest creation, Banksy.
Like Banksy, Booteen is incredibly private in his fame, and few details are known about the life of the artist and his work, especially as it relates to influencing future projects or even acquiring an existing creation. Booteen repeatedly refuses to make his creations available to the public, partially due to the questionable legality surrounding the defacement of circulating coinage, as well as the restrictions surrounding the sale and transport of precious metals. But maybe the reality is more like the mystery surrounding Banksy, best summarized in Brad Pitt’s characterization: