Buffalo nickels have a dual function in hoodoo and folk magic. The Indian Head side represents a personal warrior and protector while the buffalo side draws on the spirit of the buffalo to plow down any enemy that dares approach the home or business where it stands guard.
Price is for one buffalo nickel.
The reverse side features an American Buffalo that many people believed was modeled off of a specimen at the New York City Zoo named Black Diamond. Numismatic researchers have not been able to confirm nor refute this claim.
Buffalo nickels have a dual function. The Indian Head side can serve as a personal warrior and protector, as opposed serving as a scout and warning system like Indian Head pennies. The buffalo side draws on the spirit of the buffalo to plow down any enemy that dares approach the home or business where it stands guard.
The railroad spike represents the power of the iron horse and, according to Black Hawk, "the most astonishing sight I ever saw" that made "a good road for easy traveling." In hoodoo and conjure, railroad spikes are largely used for protection and for nailing down one's property to prevent foreclosure or eviction. As a tool for Black Hawk, it enables him to break through obstacles to open roads and plow down enemies and obstacles with the help of the sacred buffalo spirit.
The following working is one of my all-time favorites.
Take the Hoyt’s Cologne and return it to its original bottle and use it as a splash for your face and hands every morning to shield you from being fixed.
*Excerpt from Conjuring Black Hawk by Denise Alvarado