6 Penny Portrait Business Success Stories [2023]

6 Penny Portrait Business Success Stories [2023]
Start A Penny Portrait Business

Here are some real life success stories of starting a penny portrait business:

1. Penny Portrait ($15K/year)

Maury McCoy (from Austin, Texas, USA) started Penny Portrait about 15 years ago.

$1.25K / month
1 founders / 1 employees
Austin, Texas, USA

Case Study

My name is Maury McCoy, I’m the creator of the Penny Portrait Kit. This kit allows anyone to create a crazy cool portrait of Abe Lincoln out of pennies. It’s a fun experience and the final work of art is stunning conversation starter you can hang on your wall. You can be guaranteed it will be worth at least $8.46. (It takes 846 pennies...)

We include a booklet with info about coin collecting, Lincoln history, chemistry experiments you can do with pennies and even include a collectible 1943 steel penny with each kit.


2. MCA Denver

  • Business rank: #826K

Check out their full website ➜

Learn more about starting a penny portrait business:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a penny portrait business?
-> Pros and cons of a penny portrait business

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-> Examples of established penny portrait business
-> Marketing ideas for a penny portrait business

Other resources

-> Penny portrait business tips

National Portrait Gallery

  • Website traffic: 90K/month
  • Business rank: #1.72M

Check out their full website ➜

5. Connie Mintz- Vancouver WA Photographer

Portland and Vancouver portrait photographer specializing in family, children and personal branding

  • Business rank: #3.81M

Check out their full website ➜

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