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

The Royal Mint posted on Facebook a picture of the portrait after the queen became the UK's longest reigning monarch
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Published : 09/11/15
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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. 

We challenged artist Quentin Devine to produce a portrait of The Queen using 1,952 pennies, to mark her becoming Britain's longest reigning monarch. Here it is... What do you think?

Posted by The Royal Mint on Tuesday, September 8, 2015

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