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Here's what a 1,952-penny portrait of Queen Elizabeth looks like

The Royal Mint challenged an artist to put together a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II using only pennies.

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As you probably know by know, Queen Elizabeth II this week surpassed Queen Victoria to become the longest reigning U.K. monarch.

In honor of the occasion, the Royal Mint issued a challenge to artist Quentin Devine to put together a portrait of the queen using only pennies. 

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Devine used 1,952 pennies, paying homage to the year Queen Elizabeth began her reign. Have a look. 

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