Andre Levy, an artist and designer from Brazil, has developed an interesting hobby of turning normal coins into pop culture characters. In his "Tales You Lose" series, he "uses the mini-structures of the coin's portraits or figures to create his own, partially or fully obscuring the faces of presidents and kings to recreated the likenesses of superheroes and pop-culture icons." Continue reading to see more.
This is what the artist had to say about his work on Facebook: "Coins are actually massively-reproduced little sculptures. This project brings individual character to each replica, and makes us think: Are we able to like one cent more than others, just by injecting new stories in it?"