This Giant Lincoln Portrait Was Made From Tiny Lincoln Portraits on Pennies

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The next time you clean out your change jar and find yourself with $148.33 worth of pennies you don’t feel like lugging to the bank, why not turn them into a nine-feet tall, six-feet white mosaic portrait of Honest Abe that would look great over your fire place—if you’re strong enough to lift it into place.

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In total it took 14,833 hand-placed pennies to create this portrait, but the task is made extra difficult given you need to make sure the penny is clean enough, or dirty enough, to create the proper shading for Lincoln’s likeness.

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