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21 Things Made Out Of Cold, Hard Cash

There's a fiscal crisis looming, you say? No bother. These things are LITERALLY made of money.

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3. "The Mendicant" by Robert Wechsler


This art installation features a series of sculptural cubes made entirely out of notched interlocking pennies, ranging in date from 1959-2012 and from a variety of specific locations.


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5. "One Billion Dollar" — the most expensive piece of art EVER


This art piece by Michael Marcovici (2009) is literally 10 million $100 bills stacked on wooden crates. According to the website, the piece is meant to prompt contemplation about what one would do with so much money.


14. The International "Money Dress" by Susan Stockwell


The "Money Dress" (2010) was created using paper money from across the globe, stitched together to mimic an 1870s dress worn by female British explorers.


15. "The People's £50 Million Lottery Giveaway" Promotional Dress

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This dress made out of £50,000 in paper notes and coins in total was used to promote the British ITV show "The People's £50 Million Lottery Giveaway," in which the public voted for one of four projects to be awarded a £50 million grant.

Image from Clayton Parker.

20. Zimbabwean Protest Sign


In 2009, The ZImbabwean Newspaper launched an ad campaign using a series of posters, murals and billboards made out of the Zimbabwe 100 trillion note, criticizing Mugabe for the hyperinflation crisis.

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