Tag: currency

Aug 12, 2017

Epic Hobo Nickel: Guy Carves Silver Dollar with Trap Jaws and Golden ‘Bait’ Coin

Epic Hobo Nickel: Guy Carves Silver Dollar with Trap Jaws and Golden ‘Bait’ Coin

Russian artist Roman Booteen has carved one of the most intriguing ‘Hobo nickels‘ we’ve ever seen

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Feb 25, 2017

Money Lisa

Money Lisa

Hayley Whittingham made this creative portrait of Mona Lisa using US$12.54 and €1,30 worth of coins

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Dec 13, 2016

Next-Level Coin Stacking by @Thumb_Tani

Next-Level Coin Stacking by @Thumb_Tani

Twitter user @thumb_tani is truly the (gravity-defying) Master of Coin

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Oct 12, 2015

Norway Gets Cool New Banknotes

Norway Gets Cool New Banknotes

The Central Bank of Norway asks eight design studios to submit proposals for redesigned banknotes that will enter circulation in 2017.

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May 6, 2015

Artist Turns Discarded Keys and Coins Into Works of Art

Artist Turns Discarded Keys and Coins Into Works of Art

Michael, aka Moerkey, is an artist from Horsham, Victoria, Australia. The talented craftsman creates unique handmade balls, bowls and sculptures from discarded keys and coins; as well as reclaimed copper pipe and wire. In the series below, Michael bends and solders individual keys and coins into beautiful objects. Each item is made to order…

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Mar 5, 2015

Canadians Pay Nimoy Tribute by Drawing Spock on $5 Bills

Canadians Pay Nimoy Tribute by Drawing Spock on $5 Bills

Even before his unfortunate passing last week, Leonard Nimoy has been receiving tributes by Canadian Trekkies in the form of currency doodles. Years ago someone noticed that with a few strokes of the pen, Sir Wilfrid Laurier—7th Prime Minister of Canada and face of the $5 bill—looked remarkably similar to Spock. Ever since, people…

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Jul 30, 2014

15 Banknotes that Show Queen Elizabeth Age from a Child to an Elderly Woman

15 Banknotes that Show Queen Elizabeth Age from a Child to an Elderly Woman

Born 21 April 1926, Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-lived and second longest-reigning British Monarch. Being the Queen of a number of commonwealth countries, republics, territories and realms comes with an interesting set of privileges, one of which includes appearing on various legal tender and currency. In the gallery below, we see Queen Elizabeth…

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