Coin Art

There’s always something both startling and exhilarating about seeing an everyday object like a coin turned into art.

The Best Coin Art

art made with coins
Detail of Manhattan Mettle, below, by Ann Carrington.
For more close-ups see: www.anncarrington.co.uk

painting with coins
Manhattan Mettle by Ann Carrington.
Mixed media: metal punching, dollars, dimes, subway tokens, spanners, nails, pins…
8m x 5m,  www.anncarrington.co.uk

art made with coins
Coin Shovels by Stacey Lee Webber.
staceyleewebber.com

coin sculpture
Penny Wrench by Stacey Lee Webber.
staceyleewebber.com

sculpture made from coins
Coin Clamp by Stacey Lee Webber.
staceyleewebber.com

coin sculpture
Coin Tape Measure by Stacey Lee Webber
staceyleewebber.com

coin chair
Coin Chair by Johnny Swing
Made from 1500 half dollars and 7000 welds.
www.johnnyswing.com

coin sculpture
Setee close-up by Johnny Swing
www.johnnyswing.com
sculpture made from coins

Johnny Swing on one of his settee.
Made from 7000 nickels, with 35,000 welds.
www.johnnyswing.com

coin furniture
Setee by Johnny Swing
www.johnnyswing.com

floor of pennies
Floor made of Pennies
www.thestandardgrill.com
A penny floor in Indiana: revolverindy.com

floor of pennies
Floor made of Pennies
Standard Hotel, New York
Rowan and Williams Architects – rwwork.blogspot.com
Via: www.notcot.com

floor made of nickels
Floor made of Nickels
13,650 nickels — that’s $682.50 — and 30 straight days of gluing the coins to mesh.
www.apartmenttherapy.com

bar made from pennies
Penny covered Counter
Lincoln Room Bar, San Diego
How to:  makeprojects.com
www.tumblr.com

penny sculpture
Pennies make up a giant penny
By Ted Stanke
tedstanke.blogspot.com

coin sculpture
Coin Playing Cards
By Ted Stanke
tedstanke.blogspot.com

coin sculpture
Coin Box
By Ted Stanke
tedstanke.blogspot.com

coin bowl
Coin Bowl
By Johnny Swing
www.johnnyswing.com

coin sculpture
Coins in Rock (real rock, real coins)
By Jiyuseki Hirotoshi Ito
jiyuseki.deviantart.com

coin table
Table inlaid with coins
www.20thcentury-decorative-arts.co.uk

coin sculpture
World Map of Stacked Coins
By Paul Van Scott
For close-ups: fineartamerica.com

painting with coins
Panda Coin Mosaic (stacked coins)
By Paul Van Scott – must see detail –
fineartamerica.com

painting with coins
Painting with Coins
Nelson Mandela by Ed Chapman, 44″ x 31″, 5,340 pennies.
www.edchapman-mosaics.co.uk

painting with coins
Coin Painting of Queen Elizabeth
Adrian painted the ground before applying coins.
By Adrian Firth – prints available.
www.adrianfirth.com

coin sculpture
Coin Torso
By David Corbett

penny dress
Penny Dress
By Raymond Waters, 2010.
www.raymondwaters.com

coin mosaic
Inspiration for a future project?
Empress Theodora, Ravenna, Italy

How To Make Coin Art

Make a countertop:  makeprojects.com
Tile a floor:  www.apartmenttherapy.com

 

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Author: keiren

Keiren is an artist who lives in New York City. A lover of animals, nature, science & green building.

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1

I really like the pennies making a giant penny.

2

I like the floor covered in 1943 copper pennies

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4

Love all of the projects. I made a short video for an MBA class on what you can do with a penny. It's on YouTube at:

It's on 90 sec - please watch so I can get a good grade in my class.

5

Holy crap, that rock one is pretty impressive. I'm not sure if I would want a floor or piece of furniture made of coins, each if they were silver dollar coins. Coins aren't usually the cleanest material...