Artist Leaves 15,000 Coins On Ground In London To See How People React, And The Result Surprised Him

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Wednesday, AirBnB host Jamahl McMurran and his guest Lana Mesic, a Croatian artist and photographer, set out to start a social experiment with a huge pile of coins.


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It all started when Lana didn’t know what to do with the 15,000 coins that she had left from her previous art installation. Instead of transporting the heavy pile back home, she and Jamahl thought of a better idea… “So my Airbnb guest and I decided to place 15000 2p coins on the canal and record what would happen…. #coinsbythecanal,” Jamahl wrote on Twitter. The results were hilarious! Keep on scrolling to take a look.

What would you do if you saw a pile of coins like that? Let us know in the comment section below!

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AirBnB host Jamahl and his guest decided to start a social experiment with a huge pile of coins

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They placed 15,000 coins on the street and waited for people to pass by

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Live tweeting everything they saw:

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This smart kid decided to fill up his whole bag and the struggle was real

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Others just played in the coins as if it were a sandbox

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This guy put his umbrella on the pile and shot a Instagram-worthy photo

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One biker just grabbed some extra change

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Then this guy decided to literally make it rain money by pouring some coins over his head

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Sadly, the observations came to an abrupt end when these guys showed up…

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They just took it all down to every coin…

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What would you do if you saw a pile of coins like that? Let us know in the comment section below!

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