Insects on Coins (kind)

Palau 2010Canada 2017Australia 2010Russia 2008Canada 2014
SILVERSILVERALUMINUM BRONZESILVERSILVER
Blue-eyed Hawker
Aeshna affinis
(Aeschnidae)
Canada Darner
Aeshna canadensis
(Aeschnidae)
Emperor Dragonfly
Anax imperator
(Aeschnidae)
Emperor Dragonfly
Anax imperator
(Aeschnidae)
Green Darner Dragonfly
Anax junius
(Aeschnidae)
Austria 2013 SILVERCook Islands 2000 SILVERTurkey 2016 SILVERMoldova 2013 SILVERCanada 2015 SILVER
Giant Dragonfly
???
(Meganeuradae)
Rainforest Damselfly
Diphlebia lestoides
(Calopterygidae)
Damselfly
???
(Calopterygidae)
Southern Damselfly
Coenagrion mercuriale
(Agrionidae)
Pygmy Snaketail Dragonfly
Ophiogomphus howei
(Gomphidae)
Canada 2013Tokelau IslandsBelarus 2012Sint Eustatius 2013San Andres
SILVER2012 SILVERSILVERBRONZE+COPPER-NICKEL2015 BRASS
Twelve-Spotted Skimmer
Libellula pulchella
(Libellulidae)
Dragonfly
???
(Libellulidae)
Dragonfly
???
(Libellulidae)
Dragonfly
???
(Libellulidae)
Dragonfly
???
(Libellulidae)
Australia 2010Poland 2011Canada 2012Kazakhstan 2012Sint Eustatius 2013
ALUMINUM BRONZEBRASSSILVERCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKEL
Prayling Mantis
Mantis religiosa
(Mantidae)
Prayling Mantis
Mantis religiosa
(Mantidae)
Prayling Mantis
Mantis religiosa
(Mantidae)
Giant Asian Mantis
Hierodula tenuidentata
(Mantidae)
Prayling Mantis
???
(Mantidae)
Australia 2010Australia 2014Palau 2010Ancient GreekSint Eustatius 2013Ukraine 2006
ALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZESILVER487BC SILVERCOPPER-NICKELSILVER
Short-horned Grasshopper
Macrocara conglobata
(Acrididae)
Leichhardt's Grasshopper
Petasida ephippigera
(Acrididae)
African Desert Locust
Schistocerca gregaria
(Acrididae)
Locust
???
(Acrididae)
Grasshopper
???
(Acrididae)
Ukranian Grasshopper
Poecilimon ukrainicus
(Tettigoniidae)
Thailand 1900 TIN-ZINCNew Zealand 2009 SILVERPalau 2011 SILVERCook Islands 2000 SILVERPalau 2006 GOLD
Cricket
???
(Gryllidae?)
Giant weta
Deinacrida sp.
(Rhaphidophoridae)
Giant Prickly Stick Insect
Extatosoma tiaratum
(Phasmatidae)
Goliath Stick Insect
Eurycnema goliath
(Phasmatidae)
Ant Lion Fly (Larva)
Hagenomyia micans
(Myrmeleontidae)
Thailand 1900Sint Eustatius 2013Sint Eustatius 2013British Bermuda 1990Australia 2010
TIN-ZINCCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELALUMINUM BRONZE
Bug
???
(Pentatomidae?)
Assassin Bug
???
(Reduviidae)
Pond Skater
???
(Gerridae)
17-Year Cicada
Magicicada septendecim
(Cicadidae)
Wattle Cicada
Cicadetta sp.
(Cicadidae)
Palau 2009 SILVERPalau 2011 SILVERCanada 2011 COPPER-NICKELTurkey 2016 SILVER
Seven-spotted Ladybird
Coccinella septempunctata
(Coccinelidae)
Seven-spotted Ladybird
Coccinella septempunctata
(Coccinelidae)
Seven-spotted Ladybird
Coccinella septempunctata
(Coccinelidae)
Seven-spotted Ladybird
Coccinella septempunctata
(Coccinelidae)
NewZealandish Niue
2011 SILVER2012 SILVER2013 GOLD-plated SILVER2014 SILVER
Seven-spotted Ladybird
Coccinella septempunctata
(Coccinelidae)
Seven-spotted Ladybird
Coccinella septempunctata
(Coccinelidae)
Seven-spotted Ladybird
Coccinella septempunctata
(Coccinelidae)
Seven-spotted Ladybird
Coccinella septempunctata
(Coccinelidae)
Australia 2010Australia 2015Palau 2008Annobon IslandsNewZealandish NiueCameroon 2016
ALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZEGOLD2013 BRASS2016 GOLDSILVER
Convergent Ladybird
Hippodamia californica
(Coccinelidae)
Variable Ladybird
Coelophora inaequalis
(Coccinelidae)
Ladybird Beetle
???
(Coccinelidae)
Ladybird Beetle
???
(Coccinelidae)
Ladybird Beetle
???
(Coccinelidae)
Ladybird Beetle
???
(Coccinelidae)
CanadaNewZealandish NiueCook IslandsSumatra 2017
2015 SILVER2017 SILVER2000 SILVERALUMINUM-BRONZE
Firefly
???
(Lampyridae)
European Common Glowworm
Lampyris noctiluca
(Lampyridae)
Jewel Beetle
Temognatha chevrolati
(Buprestidae)
Oakwood Ground Beetle
Calosoma inquisitor
(Carabidae)
Slovakia 2001Hungary 2015Russia 2012Sumatra 2018Sumatra 2018
SILVERCOPPER-NICKELSILVERALUMINUM-BRONZEALUMINUM-BRONZE
Blue Longhorn Beetle
Rosalia alpina
(Cerambycidae)
Blue Longhorn Beetle
Rosalia alpina
(Cerambycidae)
Emerald Rosalia Beetle
Rosalia coelestis
(Cerambycidae)
Purpurbook Beetle
Purpuricenus kaehleri
(Cerambycidae)
Longhorned Beetle
Semanotus russicus
(Cerambycidae)
PolandPolandRussia 2013 BRASS+Udmurtia
1997 BRASS2010 BRASSCOPPER-NICKEL RING2013 COPPER
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
TransnistriaFijiSumatraAustralia
2006 SILVER2014 SILVER2017 ALUMINUM-BRONZE2014 ALUMINUM BRONZE
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
Rainbow Stag Beetle
Phalacrognathus muelleri
(Lucanidae)
Sumatra 2017ChuvashiaPalauAustralia 2012Cook Islands
ALUMINUM-BRONZE2013 COPPER2006 GOLDALUMINUM BRONZE2017 SILVER
Caucasus Giant Beetle
Chalcosoma caucasus
(Scarabaeidae)
European Rhinoceros Beetle
Oryctes nasicornis
(Scarabaeidae)
Rhinoceros Beetle
Oryctes rhinoceros
(Scarabaeidae)
Rhinoceros Beetle
Oryctes rhinoceros
(Scarabaeidae)
Rhinoceros Beetle
Oryctes rhinoceros
(Scarabaeidae)
Cook IslandsBonaire Island 2013Cook IslandsSanMarino 1974Annobon Islands 2013
2017 SILVERCOPPER-NICKEL2017 SILVERALUMINUMCOPPER-NICKEL
Yanbaru Long-armed Scarab
Cheirotonus jambar
(Scarabaeidae)
Hercules Beetle
Dynastes hercules
(Scarabaeidae)
Goliath Beetle
Goliathus goliathus
(Scarabaeidae)
Flower Chafer
Trichius gallicus
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
British Isle of ManCook Islands 2013Republic of CrimeaNewZealandish NiueNewZealandish Niue
2008 SILVERGOLD plated COPPER2014 COPPER2016 SILVER2017 GOLD plated SILVER
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
SomaliaFiji 2012Solomon IslandsCook Islands
2008 COPPER-NICKELSILVER2014 SILVER2017 SILVER
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Ancient Egyptian Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Bonaire Island 2013Cook IslandsCook IslandsCook IslandsCook Islands
COPPER-NICKEL2017 SILVER2017 SILVER2017 SILVER2017 SILVER
Scarab Beetle
???
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
???
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
???
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
???
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
???
(Scarabaeidae)
Cook IslandsCanadaThailandGermany
2017 SILVER2017 SILVER1900 TIN-ZINC2019 SILVER
Darkling Beetle
???
(Tenebrionidae)
Dogbane Leaf Beetle
Chrysochus auratus
(Chrysomelidae)
Bee
???
(Apidae?)
Honeybee
???
(Apidae)
Ancient Greek 387BCItaly 1919Italy 1953Malta 1972Vatican city 1992Slovenia 1993
SILVERCOPPERALUMINUMALUMINUMALUMINUMALUMINUM
Honeybee
???
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
SanMarino 1974SanMarino 1986SanMarino 2001Poland 2010Poland 2015
ALUMINUMGOLDGOLDBRASSSILVER
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Morocco 2011Canada 2013Luxembourg 2013 ALUMINUM-Sint Eustatius 2013 BRASS+Cook Islands 2014
BRASSSILVERBRONZE+SILVER RINGCOPPER-NICKEL RINGGOLD plated SILVER
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Ukraine 2010NewZealand 2016NewZealand 2018Zambia 2010South Africa 2011
GOLDSILVERSILVERCOPPER-NICKELGOLD
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
African Honeybee
Apis mellifera scutellata
(Apidae)
African Honeybee
Apis mellifera scutellata
(Apidae)
Lithuania 2008Palau 2011Canada 2012Canada 2017Tatarstan 2013
SILVERSILVERCOPPER-NICKELSILVERCOPPER
Big-eyed Bumble Bee
Bombus confusus
(Anthophoridae)
Bumble Bee
Bombus latreille
(Anthophoridae)
Northern Bumble Bee
Bombus polaris
(Anthophoridae)
Northern Bumble Bee
Bombus polaris
(Anthophoridae)
Bumble Bee
Bombus fragrans
(Anthophoridae)
Zambia 2010Cook Islands 2000Australia 2014Zambia 2010Sint Eustatius 2013
COPPER-NICKELSILVERALUMINUM BRONZECOPPER-NICKELCOPPER
Giant Hornet
???
(Vespidae)
Large Cuckoo Wasp
Stilbum cyanurum
(Chrysididae)
Cuckoo Wasp
Chrysis chrysis
(Chrysididae)
Red Harvester Ant
Pogonomyrmex barbatus
(Formicidae)
Slave-raiding Ant
Polyergus lucidus
(Formicidae)
SanMarino 1974SanMarinoLatvia 2003Zambia 2010Zambia 2010
ALUMINUM1986 GOLDCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKEL
Red Wood Ant
Formica rufa
(Formicidae)
Red Wood Ant
Formica rufa
(Formicidae)
Red Wood Ant
Formica rufa
(Formicidae)
Bullet Ant
Paraponera clavata
(Formicidae)
Jack Jumper Ant
Myrmecia pilosula
(Formicidae)
Australia 2010Australia 2014Australia 2015Tuvalu 2015Chad 2015 COPPER-
ALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZESILVERNICKEL+BRASS RING
Giant Bull Ant
Myrmecia nigriceps
(Formicidae)
Venomous Bull Ant
Myrmecia pyriformis
(Formicidae)
Adventurous Ant
Myrmecia pyriformis
(Formicidae)
Australia's Bull Ant
Myrmecia pyriformis
(Formicidae)
Leaf-cutter Ant
Atta sp.
(Formicidae)
Niger 2005 COPPER-Zambia 2010Australia 2010Australia 2014Zambia 2010
NICKEL+BRASS RINGCOPPER-NICKELALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZECOPPER-NICKEL
Malaria Mosquito
Anopheles anopheles
(Culicidae)
Mosquito
???
(Culicidae)
Blow Fly
Protophormia terraenovae
(Calliphoridae)
Australian Sheep Blow Fly
Lucilia cuprina
(Calliphoridae)
Tsetse Fly
???
(Glossinidae)
Papua NewGuineaPapua NewGuineaChina 2009Australia 2010NewZealandish Niue
1972 BRONZE1990 GOLDSILVERALUMINUM BRONZE2010 SILVER
Paradise Birdwing Butterfly
Ornithoptera paradisea
(Papilionidae)
Alexandra Birdwing Butterfly
Ornithoptera alexandras
(Papilionidae)
Cairns Birdwing Butterfly
Ornithoptera priamus
(Papilionidae)
Cairns Birdwing Butterfly
Ornithoptera priamus
(Papilionidae)
Apollo Parnassius
Parnassius apollo
(Papilionidae)
Thailand 1900Poland 2014Canada 2006Mauritius 1975
TIN-ZINCBRASSSILVERSILVER
Butterfly
???
(Papilionidae?)
Common Yellow Swallowtail
Papilio machaon
(Papilionidae)
Short-tailed Swallowtail
Papilio brevicauda
(Papilionidae)
Blue Swallowtail
Papilio manlius
(Papilionidae)
Jamaica 1979Cook IslandsAustralia 2014Annobon Islands 2013
COPPER-NICKEL2000 SILVERALUMINUM BRONZEBRONZE+BRASS RING
Homerus Swallowtail
Papilio homerus
(Papilionidae)
Ulysses Butterfly
Papilio ulysses
(Papilionidae)
Ulysses Butterfly
Papilio ulysses
(Papilionidae)
Swallowtail
???
(Papilionidae)
Republic of CrimeaPhilippineBonaire Caribean IslandBonaire Caribean IslandChina 2009
2014 COPPER1990 BRASS2012 COPPER-NICKEL2012 COPPER-NICKELSILVER
Southern Festoon
Zerynthia polyxena
(Papilionidae)
Kite Swallowtail
Graphium idaeoides
(Papilionidae)
Pink-spotted Cattleheart
Parides photinus
(Papilionidae)
Arcas Cattleheart
Parides arcas
(Papilionidae)
Anna's Eighty-eight Butterfly
Diaethria anna
(Nymphalidae)
China 2009Poland 2014Poland 2014Poland 2014Australia 2015
SILVERBRASSBRASSBRASSALUMINUM BRONZE
Yellow Pansy Butterfly
Precis hierta
(Nymphalidae)
Peacock Butterfly
Inachis io
(Nymphalidae)
Purple Emperor
Apatura iris
(Nymphalidae)
Small Tortoiseshell
Aglais urticae
(Nymphalidae)
Ringed Xenica Butterfly
Geitoneura acantha
(Nymphalidae)
Congo democratic RepublicCongo democratic RepublicBonaire Island 2012
2002 SILVER2002 SILVERCOPPER-NICKELBRONZECOPPER
Dark Greenish Butterfly
Euphaedra sp.
(Nymphalidae)
Red and Black Butterfly
Cymothoe sangaris
(Nymphalidae)
Zebra Longwing
Heliconius charitonia
(Nymphalidae)
Red Postman
Heliconius erato
(Nymphalidae)
Stoplight Catone
Catonephele numilia
(Nymphalidae)
China 2009Mexico 1987Australia 2012Congo democratic Republic
SILVERSILVERALUMINUM BRONZE2002 SILVER
Aega Morpho
Morpho aega
(Morphodae)
Wanderer Butterfly
Danaus plexippus
(Danaidae)
Wanderer Butterfly
Danaus plexippus
(Danaidae)
Arcius Bluetail Butterfly
Phetus arcius
(Riodinidae)
British Guernsey 1998Bonaire Island 2012Poland 2014Canada 2013Poland 2014
SILVERCOPPER-NICKELBRASSCOPPER-NICKELBRASS
Brimstone Butterfly
Gonepteryx aspasia
(Pieridae)
Angled Sulphur
Anteos maerula
(Pieridae)
Large White
Pieris brassicae
(Pieridae)
Eastern Tailed Blue Butterfly
Cupido comyntas
(Lycaenidae)
Garden Tiger Moth
Arctia caja
(Arctiidae)
Poland 2014Poland 2014TransnistriaAnnobon Islands 2013British Guernsey 1997
BRASSBRASS2011 SILVERBRASS+NICKEL RINGSILVER
Black Arches
Lymantria monacha
(Lymantriidae)
Poplar Hawk Moth
Laothoe populi
(Sphingidae)
Death's Head Hawk Moth
Acherontia atropos
(Sphingidae)
Hawk Moth
???
(Sphingidae)
Emperor Moth
Saturnia pavonia
(Saturniidae)

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