Many people get annoyed when their wallets are full of coins. All those clinking sounds in a pocket while you are walking… But have you ever thought of using these coins for something else than paying for chewing gums or helping homeless people?
Several artists have seen the possibility in spare change we carry around and showed that coins don’t have just financial worth.
New York City’s design firm Sagmeister & Walsh created this masterpiece over the eight-day period, covering are of 3,200 square feet and over 100 volunteers helped them to sort the coins by color tone and place them in space in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It was made up of 250,000 Euro one-cent pieces.
The piece above is created from steel, brass and one-cent coins. Stars and stripes were cut to make an accurate although not a colorful rendition of the U.S. flag. It was created by Stacey Lee Webber.
This portrait of Nelson Mandela, the former South African president, that measures 44 by 31 inches was created out of 5,340 pennies. The British artist Ed Chapman also created mosaic works of pop-cultural icons including Albert Einstein, John Lennon and Marilyn Monroe.
Johnny Swing’s amazing settee made out of 7,000 nickels and 35, 000 welds.
Coin playing cards created by Ted Stanke.
Amazing penny dress created by Raymond Waters in
And at the end of our article this cute coin panda. Just a bamboo stick is missing!
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