Piggy Bank Reveals How Much Money Is Saved Within It [Pics]

Piggy Bank Reveals How Much Money Is Saved Within It [Pics]
Design & Architecture

Design studio Mr. Simon offers an updated savings vessel, which rises in height as the bank is filled with coins.

Daniela Walker
  • 24 february 2014

In Spain, traditional ceramic piggy banks were not actually shaped like pigs, but were clay vessels known as hucha de barro. A design studio from Valencia, Mr. Simon, has created an updated version of these vessels that slowly ‘counts’ the accumulating  money.


Called Dos Pavos – Spanish slang for 5 pesetas – the modern piggy bank is intended to save €2 coins. As the bank is filled up with coins, the ceramic top rises to reveal denominations on the wooden base.

Minimalist and modern, the Dos Pavos piggy bank is a beautiful way to save coins, and as it grows in height, you can rest assured that so does your wealth.

Mr. Simon

Source: MocoLoco

Images: Mr. Simon

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