I think that guy has a portal inside that shell. So in reality he is from a different place. And he and he's people are always looking for metals. So they can continue their tinkering, cause they are small tinkers. And are workmen on the great wheel we call destiny. He's a cute little guy that on for sure!
Great work! Realy impressend and glad you made this! Loved it! Given me great inspiration!
I am pretty sure the coin is for comparison of size? But it make a pretty hilarious compositional element too. Like, I will give you this quarter if you come out... and he's totally unimpressed :') Amazing work!