The New 12-sided One Pound Coin

The Royal Mint has revealed the new high-tech 12-sided British one pound (£1) coin. The coin is made of two metals. The gold-colored outer ring is made of nickel-brass, while the silver inner ring is made of nickel-plated alloy. The old coin is made of nickel-brass and is all gold-colored. The mint claims that one… Continue reading The New 12-sided One Pound Coin

Chinese Artist Builds City Model With 50,000 Coins

Chinese artist He Peixi created a spectacular model of Southwest China’s Chongqing city out of 50,000 coins. Peixi spent two hours a day for a month piling up both ancient and modern coins from 11 different currencies to replicate the city’s landmarks, bridges, and other buildings.

Classic Cadillac Covered With More Than 38,000 Cents

Larry and Theresa Thompson from Fort Wayne, Indiana have covered their 1949 Cadillac Series 62 ‘Penny’ with more that 38,000 Cents ($382.95 coins worth). The coins, which were all stuck on by hand, add more than 14 pounds (about 6.35 kg) in weight to the car. The couple bought the car in 1999 after seeing an advertisement and decided to start with their coin project,… Continue reading Classic Cadillac Covered With More Than 38,000 Cents

Range Rover Covered with 57,412 Coins

A Dubai-based car company covered a Range Rover with 57,412 coins from all over the GCC countries, the car was designed in celebration of UAE national day. Some sources say that the car weighs an extra 170 kilos courtesy of the different coins which are glued to the body. You can also see Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, and UAE flags as well as… Continue reading Range Rover Covered with 57,412 Coins