25 Spectacularly (and Bizarrely) Painted Coins

    September 19, 2012 at 5:30 am

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    Making oil paintings on currency seems to be the latest trend in financial artistry. One day, perhaps, spare change will be a fun way to learn about art, so that artists can get an education when they have to beg for spare change.Some coins are painted better than others. We have to admit: Touching up the original coin design with some color seems bizarre to us, like a paint-by-numbers where every outline is the same. Whether stunning or weird, we found 25 coin paintings for you to gaze upon until you are as obsessed with money as we are:

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