'A. Lincoln' – Battle Creek, Michigan - Atlas Obscura

'A. Lincoln'

A massive portrait of Abraham Lincoln created with approximately 24,500 pennies. 

10
48
This entry is a stub
Help improve Atlas Obscura by expanding 'A. Lincoln' with additional information or photos.

“A. Lincoln,” by Richard Schlatter, is a portrait of Abraham Lincoln using 24,500 Lincoln pennies. Pennies from every year from 1909 to 2017 were used. This includes 1,681 steel pennies from 1943 that were used for Lincoln’s shirt. The portrait won the ArtPrize international art competition Public Vote Grand Prize in 2017.

Know Before You Go

The building is open Monday-Friday during workday hours and on Saturday mornings. 

Community Contributors
Added by

December 5, 2023

Make an Edit Add Photos
In partnership with KAYAK

Plan Your Trip

From Around the Web