Insects on Coins (kind)

Palau 2010Canada 2017 SILVERAustralia 2010Russia 2008Canada 2014
SILVERwith Niobium EmbellishmentALUMINUM 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 2013 SILVERUkraine 2018 BRASSTokelau Islands 2012 SILVERBelarus 2012 SILVER
Twelve-Spotted Skimmer
Libellula pulchella
(Libellulidae)
Bended Darter
Sympetrum pedemontanum
(Libellulidae)
Dragonfly
???
(Libellulidae)
Dragonfly
???
(Libellulidae)
Sint Eustatius 2013San Andres 2015Palau 2006Sint Eustatius 2013Australia 2010
BRONZE+COPPER-NICKELBRASSGOLDCOPPER-NICKELALUMINUM BRONZE
Dragonfly
???
(Libellulidae)
Dragonfly
???
(Libellulidae)
Ant Lion Fly (Larva)
Hagenomyia micans
(Myrmeleontidae)
Prayling Mantis
???
(Mantidae)
Prayling Mantis
Mantis religiosa
(Mantidae)
Poland 2011Canada 2012Kazakhstan 2012Ukraine 2019Australia 2010
BRASSSILVERCOPPER-NICKELBRASSALUMINUM BRONZE
Prayling Mantis
Mantis religiosa
(Mantidae)
Prayling Mantis
Mantis religiosa
(Mantidae)
Giant Asian Mantis
Hierodula tenuidentata
(Mantidae)
Prayling Mantis
Iris polystictica
(Mantidae)
Short-horned Grasshopper
Macrocara conglobata
(Acrididae)
Australia 2014Palau 2010Ancient GreekSint Eustatius 2013Ukraine 2006
ALUMINUM BRONZESILVER487BC SILVERCOPPER-NICKELSILVER
Leichhardt's Grasshopper
Petasida ephippigera
(Acrididae)
African Desert Locust
Schistocerca gregaria
(Acrididae)
Locust
???
(Acrididae)
Grasshopper
???
(Acrididae)
Ukranian Grasshopper
Poecilimon ukrainicus
(Tettigoniidae)
Southeast Asia 1850 TIN-ZINCNew Zealand 2009 SILVERPalau 2011 SILVERCook Islands 2000 SILVER
Cricket
???
(Gryllidae?)
Giant weta
Deinacrida sp.
(Rhaphidophoridae)
Giant Prickly Stick Insect
Extatosoma tiaratum
(Phasmatidae)
Goliath Stick Insect
Eurycnema goliath
(Phasmatidae)
Southeast Asia 1850Sint 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 2008Palau 2009Palau 2011Canada 2011Turkey 2016
GOLDSILVERSILVERCOPPER-NICKELSILVER
Ladybird Beetle
???
(Coccinelidae)
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 2015Annobon IslandsCameroon 2016Cameroon 2020
ALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZE2013 BRASSSILVERSILVER
Convergent Ladybird
Hippodamia californica
(Coccinelidae)
Variable Ladybird
Coelophora inaequalis
(Coccinelidae)
Ladybird Beetle
???
(Coccinelidae)
Ladybird Beetle
???
(Coccinelidae)
Ladybird Beetle
???
(Coccinelidae)
NewZealandish Niue 2016CanadaNewZealandish NiueCook Islands
GOLD with Swarovski2015 SILVER2017 SILVER2000 SILVER
Ladybird Beetle
???
(Coccinelidae)
Firefly
???
(Lampyridae)
European Common Glowworm
Lampyris noctiluca
(Lampyridae)
Jewel Beetle
Temognatha chevrolati
(Buprestidae)
Sumatra 2017Sumatra 2019Cook Islands 2017Canada 2017
ALUMINUM-BRONZEALUMINUM-BRONZESILVERSILVER with Venetian Glass
Oakwood Ground Beetle
Calosoma inquisitor
(Carabidae)
Calosoma Beetle
Calosoma sycophanta
(Carabidae)
Darkling Beetle
???
(Tenebrionidae)
Dogbane Leaf Beetle
Chrysochus auratus
(Chrysomelidae)
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 2013Sumatra 2019Sumatra 2019Cook Islands
2017 SILVERCOPPER-NICKELALUMINUM-BRONZEALUMINUM-BRONZE2017 SILVER
Yanbaru Long-armed Scarab
Cheirotonus jambar
(Scarabaeidae)
Hercules Beetle
Dynastes hercules
(Scarabaeidae)
Hercules Beetle
Dynastes hercules
(Scarabaeidae)
Goliath Beetle
Goliathus goliathus
(Scarabaeidae)
Goliath Beetle
Goliathus goliathus
(Scarabaeidae)
British Isle of Man 2008Somalia 2008Cook Islands 2013Canada 2019
SILVER with CarnelianCOPPER-NICKELGOLD plated COPPERSILVER
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
NewZealandish Niue
2016 SILVER with Amber2017 GOLD plated SILVER
with Turqoise Stone
2019 SILVER with Onyx2019 Black Ruthenium
SILVER with Ruby
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
NewZealandish NiueFiji 2012Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 2019
2020 SILVER with SapphireSILVER2014 SILVERBLACK NICKEL with GOLD
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
FijiCook IslandsAnnobon IslandsCrimeaSanMarino
2010 GOLD2017 SILVER2013 COPPER-NICKEL2014 COPPER1974 ALUMINUM
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Flower Chafer
Trichius gallicus
(Scarabaeidae)
Bonaire Is. 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)
Ancient Greek 387BC SILVERSoutheast Asia 1850 TIN-ZINCUSA 2014 COPPER-NICKELGermany 2019 SILVER
Honeybee
???
(Apidae)
Bee
???
(Apidae?)
Bee
???
(Apidae?)
Honeybee
???
(Apidae)
Italy 1919 COPPERItaly 1953 ALUMINUMMalta 1972 ALUMINUMVatican city 1992 ALUMINUMSlovenia 1993 ALUMINUM
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 2010 GOLDNewZealand 2016 SILVERNewZealand 2018 SILVERZambia 2010 COPPER-NICKEL
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
African Honeybee
Apis mellifera scutellata
(Apidae)
South Africa 2011 GOLDCameroon 2019 SILVERTatarstan 2013 COPPERCanada 2019 SILVER
African Honeybee
Apis mellifera scutellata
(Apidae)
African Honeybee
Apis mellifera scutellata
(Apidae)
Bumble Bee
Bombus fragrans
(Anthophoridae)
Northern Bumble Bee and Bloom
Bombus polaris
(Anthophoridae)
Lithuania 2008Palau 2011Canada 2012Canada 2017
SILVERSILVERCOPPER-NICKELSILVER
Big-eyed Bumble Bee
Bombus confusus
(Anthophoridae)
Bumble Bee
Bombus latreille
(Anthophoridae)
Northern Bumble Bee
Bombus polaris
(Anthophoridae)
Northern Bumble Bee
Bombus polaris
(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 2015
ALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZESILVER
Giant Bull Ant
Myrmecia nigriceps
(Formicidae)
Venomous Bull Ant
Myrmecia pyriformis
(Formicidae)
Adventurous Ant
Myrmecia pyriformis
(Formicidae)
Australia's Bull Ant
Myrmecia pyriformis
(Formicidae)
USA 2014Chad 2015Niger 2005Zambia 2010
COPPER Plated ZINCCOPPER-NICKEL+BRASS RINGCOPPER-NICKEL+BRASS RINGCOPPER-NICKEL
Ant
???
(Formicidae)
Leaf-cutter Ant
Atta sp.
(Formicidae)
Malaria Mosquito
Anopheles anopheles
(Culicidae)
Mosquito
???
(Culicidae)
Somaliland 2016Australia 2010Australia 2014Zambia 2010
BRONZE+BRASS RINGALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZECOPPER-NICKEL
Fly
???
(Calliphoridae?)
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
Ornithoptera paradisea
(Papilionidae)
Alexandra Birdwing
Ornithoptera alexandras
(Papilionidae)
Cairns Birdwing Butterfly
Ornithoptera priamus
(Papilionidae)
Cairns Birdwing
Ornithoptera priamus
(Papilionidae)
Apollo Parnassius
Parnassius apollo
(Papilionidae)
Southeast Asia 1850Somaliland 2016Poland 2014Canada 2006
TIN-ZINCBRONZE+BRASS RINGBRASSSILVER
Butterfly
???
(Papilionidae?)
Butterfly
???
(Papilionidae?)
Common Yellow Swallowtail
Papilio machaon
(Papilionidae)
Short-tailed Swallowtail
Papilio brevicauda
(Papilionidae)
Australia 2014Cook IslandsMauritius 1975Jamaica 1979Republic of Crimea
ALUMI. BRONZE2000 SILVERSILVERCOPPER-NICKEL2014 COPPER
Ulysses Butterfly
Papilio ulysses
(Papilionidae)
Ulysses Butterfly
Papilio ulysses
(Papilionidae)
Blue Swallowtail
Papilio manlius
(Papilionidae)
Homerus Swallowtail
Papilio homerus
(Papilionidae)
Southern Festoon
Zerynthia polyxena
(Papilionidae)
PhilippineAnnobon Islands 2013Bonaire Caribean Is.Bonaire Caribean IslandAustralia 2015
1990 BRASSBRONZE+BRASS RING2012 COPPER-NICKEL2012 COPPER-NICKELALUMINUM BRONZE
Kite Swallowtail
Graphium idaeoides
(Papilionidae)
Swallowtail
???
(Papilionidae)
Pink-spotted Cattleheart
Parides photinus
(Papilionidae)
Arcas Cattleheart
Parides arcas
(Papilionidae)
Ringed Xenica Butterfly
Geitoneura acantha
(Nymphalidae)
China 2009China 2009Congo democratic RepublicCongo democratic Republic
SILVERSILVER2002 SILVER2002 SILVER
Anna's Eighty-eight Butterfly
Diaethria anna
(Nymphalidae)
Yellow Pansy Butterfly
Precis hierta
(Nymphalidae)
Dark Greenish Butterfly
Euphaedra sp.
(Nymphalidae)
Red and Black Butterfly
Cymothoe sangaris
(Nymphalidae)
Indonesia 2017Poland 2014Sumatra 2019Poland 2014Poland 2014
COPPER-NICKELBRASSALUMINUM-BRONZEBRASSBRASS
Blue Buckeye Butterfly
Junonia coenia
(Nymphalidae)
Peacock Butterfly
Inachis io
(Nymphalidae)
Peacock Butterfly
Inachis io
(Nymphalidae)
Purple Emperor
Apatura iris
(Nymphalidae)
Small Tortoiseshell
Aglais urticae
(Nymphalidae)
Sumatra 2019Bonaire Island 2012Canada 2013
ALUMINUM-BRONZECOPPER-NICKELBRONZECOPPERCOPPER-NICKEL
Glasswing Butterfly
Greta oto
(Nymphalidae)
Zebra Longwing
Heliconius charitonia
(Nymphalidae)
Red Postman
Heliconius erato
(Nymphalidae)
Stoplight Catone
Catonephele numilia
(Nymphalidae)
Eastern Tailed Blue Butterfly
Cupido comyntas
(Lycaenidae)
China 2009Mexico 1987Australia 2012Indonesia 2017
SILVERSILVERALUMINUM BRONZECOPPER-NICKEL
Aega Morpho
Morpho aega
(Morphodae)
Wanderer Butterfly
Danaus plexippus
(Danaidae)
Wanderer Butterfly
Danaus plexippus
(Danaidae)
Chestnut Tiger Butterfly
Parantica sita
(Danaidae)
British Guernsey 1998Bonaire Island 2012Poland 2014Congo democratic Republic
SILVERCOPPER-NICKELBRASS2002 SILVER
Brimstone Butterfly
Gonepteryx aspasia
(Pieridae)
Angled Sulphur
Anteos maerula
(Pieridae)
Large White
Pieris brassicae
(Pieridae)
Arcius Bluetail Butterfly
Phetus arcius
(Riodinidae)
Poland 2014Poland 2014Poland 2014TransnistriaAnnobon Islands 2013
BRASSBRASSBRASS2011 SILVERBRASS+NICKEL RING
Garden Tiger Moth
Arctia caja
(Arctiidae)
Black Arches
Lymantria monacha
(Lymantriidae)
Poplar Hawk Moth
Laothoe populi
(Sphingidae)
Death's Head Hawk Moth
Acherontia atropos
(Sphingidae)
Hawk Moth
???
(Sphingidae)
Sumatra 2019British Guernsey 1997Indonesia 2018Indonesia 2018
ALUMINUM-BRONZESILVERCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKEL
Madagscan Sunset Moth
Chrysiridia rhipheus
(Uraniidae)
Emperor Moth
Saturnia pavonia
(Saturniidae)
Atlas Moth
Attacus atlas
(Saturniidae)
Comet Moth
Argema mittrai
(Saturniidae)

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