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 Greek 487BCSint Eustatius 2013
ALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZESILVERSILVERCOPPER-NICKEL
Short-horned Grasshopper
Macrocara conglobata
(Acrididae)
Leichhardt's Grasshopper
Petasida ephippigera
(Acrididae)
African Desert Locust
Schistocerca gregaria
(Acrididae)
Locust
???
(Acrididae)
Grasshopper
???
(Acrididae)
Ukraine 2006 SILVERNew Zealand 2009 SILVERPalau 2011 SILVERCook Islands 2000 SILVER
Ukranian Grasshopper
Poecilimon ukrainicus
(Tettigoniidae)
Giant weta
Deinacrida sp.
(Rhaphidophoridae)
Giant Prickly Stick Insect
Extatosoma tiaratum
(Phasmatidae)
Goliath Stick Insect
Eurycnema goliath
(Phasmatidae)
Sint Eustatius 2013Sint Eustatius 2013British Bermuda 1990Australia 2010Palau 2006
COPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELALUMINUM BRONZEGOLD
Assassin Bug
???
(Reduviidae)
Pond Skater
???
(Gerridae)
17-Year Cicada
Magicicada septendecim
(Cicadidae)
Wattle Cicada
Cicadetta sp.
(Cicadidae)
Ant Lion Fly (Larva)
Hagenomyia micans
(Myrmeleontidae)
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
2015 SILVER2017 SILVER2000 SILVER2017 ALUMINUM-BRONZE
Firefly
???
(Lampyridae)
European Common Glowworm
Lampyris noctiluca
(Lampyridae)
Jewel Beetle
Temognatha chevrolati
(Buprestidae)
Oakwood Ground Beetle
Calosoma inquisitor
(Carabidae)
Cook Islands 2017 SILVERSlovakia 2001 SILVERHungary 2015 COPPER-NICKELRussia 2012 SILVER
Darkling Beetle
???
(Tenebrionidae)
Blue Longhorn Beetle
Rosalia alpina
(Cerambycidae)
Blue Longhorn Beetle
Rosalia alpina
(Cerambycidae)
Emerald Rosalia Beetle
Rosalia coelestis
(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)
Bonaire Island 2013Annobon Islands 2013Cook IslandsRepublic of CrimeaSomalia
COPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKEL2017 SILVER2014 COPPER2008 COPPER-NICKEL
Hercules Beetle
Dynastes hercules
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Ancient Egyptian Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
British Isle of ManFiji 2012Cook Islands 2013Solomon Islands
2008 SILVERSILVERGOLD plated COPPER2014 SILVER
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
NewZealandish NiueNewZealandish NiueSanMarino 1974Bonaire Island 2013Canada
2016 SILVER2017 GOLD plated SILVERALUMINUMCOPPER-NICKEL2017 SILVER
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Flower Chafer
Trichius gallicus
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
???
(Scarabaeidae)
Dogbane Leaf Beetle
Chrysochus auratus
(Chrysomelidae)
Ancient Greek 387BCItaly 1919Italy 1953Malta 1972Vatican city 1992
SILVERCOPPERALUMINUMALUMINUMALUMINUM
Honeybee
???
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Slovenia 1993SanMarino 1974SanMarino 1986SanMarino 2001Ukraine 2010Morocco 2011
ALUMINUMALUMINUMGOLDGOLDGOLDBRASS
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)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Poland 2010Luxembourg 2013 ALUMINUM-Sint Eustatius 2013 BRASS+NewZealand 2016
BRASSBRONZE+SILVER RINGCOPPER-NICKEL RINGSILVER
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Cook Islands 2014Canada 2013Poland 2015Zambia 2010South Africa 2011
GOLD plated SILVERSILVERCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-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 2014Sint Eustatius 2013
COPPER-NICKELSILVERALUMINUM BRONZECOPPER
Giant Hornet
???
(Vespidae)
Large Cuckoo Wasp
Stilbum cyanurum
(Chrysididae)
Cuckoo Wasp
Chrysis chrysis
(Chrysididae)
Slave-raiding Ant
Polyergus lucidus
(Formicidae)
SanMarino 1974SanMarinoLatvia 2003Zambia 2010Zambia 2010Zambia 2010
ALUMINUM1986 GOLDCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-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)
Red Harvester Ant
Pogonomyrmex barbatus
(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 2010Canada 2006
1972 BRONZE1990 GOLDSILVERALUMINUM BRONZESILVER
Paradise Birdwing Butterfly
Ornithoptera paradisea
(Papilionidae)
Alexandra Birdwing Butterfly
Ornithoptera alexandras
(Papilionidae)
Cairns Birdwing Butterfly
Ornithoptera priamus
(Papilionidae)
Cairns Birdwing Butterfly
Ornithoptera priamus
(Papilionidae)
Short-tailed Swallowtail
Papilio brevicauda
(Papilionidae)
Mauritius 1975Jamaica 1979Cook IslandsAustralia 2014Republic of Crimea
SILVERCOPPER-NICKEL2000 SILVERALUMINUM BRONZE2014 COPPER
Blue Swallowtail
Papilio manlius
(Papilionidae)
Homerus Swallowtail
Papilio homerus
(Papilionidae)
Ulysses Butterfly
Papilio ulysses
(Papilionidae)
Ulysses Butterfly
Papilio ulysses
(Papilionidae)
Southern Festoon
Zerynthia polyxena
(Papilionidae)
PhilippineBonaire Caribean IslandBonaire Caribean IslandAnnobon Islands 2013NewZealandish Niue
1990 BRASS2012 COPPER-NICKEL2012 COPPER-NICKELBRONZE+BRASS RING2010 SILVER
Kite Swallowtail
Graphium idaeoides
(Papilionidae)
Pink-spotted Cattleheart
Parides photinus
(Papilionidae)
Arcas Cattleheart
Parides arcas
(Papilionidae)
Swallowtail
???
(Papilionidae)
Apollo Parnassius
Parnassius apollo
(Papilionidae)
Poland 2014China 2009British Guernsey 1998Bonaire Island 2012Poland 2014
BRASSSILVERSILVERCOPPER-NICKELBRASS
Common Yellow Swallowtail
Papilio machaon
(Papilionidae)
Aega Morpho
Morpho aega
(Morphodae)
Brimstone Butterfly
Gonepteryx aspasia
(Pieridae)
Angled Sulphur
Anteos maerula
(Pieridae)
Large White
Pieris brassicae
(Pieridae)
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)
Mexico 1987Australia 2012Congo democratic RepublicCanada 2013Poland 2014
SILVERALUMINUM BRONZE2002 SILVERCOPPER-NICKELBRASS
Wanderer Butterfly
Danaus plexippus
(Danaidae)
Wanderer Butterfly
Danaus plexippus
(Danaidae)
Arcius Bluetail Butterfly
Phetus arcius
(Riodinidae)
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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