Booteen found himself rising in notoriety in the bullion community soon after, when he began carving unique hobo nickel designs. An inside look into the engineering of his awe-inspiring coins can be found on his social media. The obverse of the special coin features the well-known Morgan dollar design.
An eagle with spread wings clutches arrows and an olive branch in its talons. Inscriptions include "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA", "ONE DOLLAR", and "IN GOD WE TRUST".
The reverse displays an intricately carved bug with operational wings that open with a push of a button. The bug's body, made from 22k gold, contains ornately carved etchings. Other inscriptions include Roman numerals and Latin characters. Permitted and authorized reproduction of Roman Booteen's original Bug Coin. Specially designed wing opening mechanism.
Limited mintage of 999 replicas. Laser-etched with a unique serial number on each coin. Coin arrives in a collector's box with COA. Includes the original Morgan Dollar. Consists of authentic silver Morgan Dollar and authentic gold bug body.Obverse: A Silver Morgan Dollar, featuring the iconic Eagle design. Reverse: Bug's wings and body carved from 20 grams of. Bug carved from 22k gold. Add this limited edition Bug Coin to your collection today. The item "ROMAN BOOTEEN'S GOLD BUG SILVER COIN, MORGAN DOLLAR & 1/10 OZ OF 22K GOLD" is in sale since Saturday, February 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Hobo Nickels". The seller is "maaspi_47" and is located in Layton, Utah. This item can be shipped worldwide.