coin carving

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Shaun Hughes’s coin carvings depict exalted characters from our pop-culture

A few days ago, we talked about a special silver coin issue which might be the only surviving medium that portrays the great Alexander from his own lifetime. But what about greatness being depicted (albeit fictional 'greatness') from our modern-era? Well, artist-extraordinaire Shaun Hughes surely succeeds in that endeavor, with his collection of carved nickels…


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