Insects on Coins (country name order)

Australia 2010
ALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZE
Blow Fly
Protophormia terraenovae
(Calliphoridae)
Giant Bull Ant
Myrmecia nigriceps
(Formicidae)
Cairns Birdwing Butterfly
Ornithoptera priamus
(Papilionidae)
Wattle Cicada
Cicadetta sp.
(Cicadidae)
Emperor Dragonfly
Anax imperator
(Aeschnidae)
Australia 2010Australia 2012
ALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZE
Short-horned Grasshopper
Macrocara conglobata
(Acrididae)
Convergent Ladybug
Hippodamia californica
(Coccinelidae)
Praying Mantis
Mantis religiosa
(Mantidae)
Wanderer Butterfly
Danaus plexippus
(Danaidae)
Rhinoceros Beetle
Oryctes rhinoceros
(Scarabaeidae)
Australia 2014Australia 2014Australia 2014Australia 2014Australia 2014Australia 2014
ALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZE
Australian Sheep Blow Fly
Lucilia cuprina
(Calliphoridae)
Ulysses Butterfly
Papilio ulysses
(Papilionidae)
Rainbow Stag Beetle
Phalacrognathus muelleri
(Lucanidae)
Cuckoo Wasp
Chrysis chrysis
(Chrysididae)
Leichhardt's Grasshopper
Petasida ephippigera
(Acrididae)
Venomous Bull Ant
Myrmecia gulosa
(Formicidae)
Australia 2015Australia 2015Australia 2015Belarus 2012British Bermuda 1990
ALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZESILVERCOPPER-NICKEL
Adventurous Ant
Myrmecia pyriformis
(Formicidae)
Variable Ladybird
Coelophora inaequalis
(Coccinelidae)
Ringed Xenica Butterfly
Geitoneura acantha
(Nymphalidae)
Dragonfly
???
(Libellulidae)
17-Year Cicada
Magicicada septendecim
(Cicadidae)
Canada 2006Canada 2011Canada 2012Canada 2013Canada 2012
SILVERCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELSILVER
Short-tailed Swallowtail
Papilio brevicauda
(Papilionidae)
Seven-spotted Ladybug
Coccinella septempunctata
(Coccinelidae)
Northern Bumble Bee
Bombus polaris
(Anthophoridae)
Eastern Tailed Blue Butterfly
Cupido comyntas
(Lycaenidae)
Prayling Mantis
Mantis religiosa
(Mantidae)
Canada 2013 SILVERCanada 2013 SILVERCanada 2014 SILVERCanada 2015 SILVERCanada 2017 SILVER
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Twelve-Spotted Skimmer
Libellula pulchella
(Libellulidae)
Green Darner Dragonfly
Anax junius
(Aeschnidae)
Pygmy Snaketail Dragonfly
Ophiogomphus howei
(Gomphidae)
Emperor Dragonfly
Anax imperator
(Aeschnidae)
Canada 2015 SILVERCanada 2017 SILVERCanada 2017 SILVERCameroon 2016 SILVER
Firefly
???
(Lampyridae)
Dogbane Leaf Beetle
Chrysochus auratus
(Chrysomelidae)
Northern Bumble Bee
Bombus polaris
(Anthophoridae)
Ladybird Beetle
???
(Coccinelidae)
Chad 2015 COPPER-Republic of China
NICKEL+BRASS RING2009 SILVER2009 SILVER2009 SILVER
Leaf-cutter Ant
Atta sp.
(Formicidae)
Cairns Birdwing Butterfly
Ornithoptera priamus
(Papilionidae)
Aega Morpho
Morpho aega
(Morphodae)
Yellow Pansy Butterfly
Precis hierta
(Nymphalidae)
Chuvashia 2013Congo democratic Republic
COPPER2002 SILVER2002 SILVER2002 SILVER
European Rhinoceros Beetle
Oryctes nasicornis
(Scarabaeidae)
Arcius Bluetail Butterfly
Phetus arcius
(Riodinidae)
Dark Greenish Butterfly
Euphaedra sp.
(Nymphalidae)
Red and Black Butterfly
Cymothoe sangaris
(Nymphalidae)
Cook Islands
2000 SILVER2000 SILVER2000 SILVER2000 SILVER2000 SILVER
Large Cuckoo Wasp
Stilbum cyanurum
(Chrysididae)
Jewel Beetle
Temognatha chevrolati
(Buprestidae)
Ulysses Butterfly
Papilio ulysses
(Papilionidae)
Goliath Stick Insect
Eurycnema goliath
(Phasmatidae)
Rainforest Damselfly
Diphlebia lestoides
(Calopterygidae)
Cook Islands 2013Cook Islands
GOLD plated COPPER2017 SILVER2017 SILVER2017 SILVER
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Darkling Beetle
???
(Tenebrionidae)
Ancient Egyptian Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Rhinoceros Beetle
Oryctes rhinoceros
(Scarabaeidae)
Cook Islands 2014Annobon Islands of Equatorial Guinea 2013
GOLD plated SILVERBRASSCOPPER-NICKELBRASS{COPPER-NICKEL RINGBRONZE+BRASS RING
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Ladybug Beetle
???
(Coccinelidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Hawk Moth
???
(Sphingidae)
Swallowtail
???
(Papilionidae)
Fiji 2012 SILVERFiji 2014 SILVERBritish Guernsey 1997 SILVERBritish Guernsey 1998 SILVER
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
Emperor Moth
Saturnia pavonia
(Saturniidae)
Brimstone Butterfly
Gonepteryx aspasia
(Pieridae)
Ancient GreekAncient GreekHungary 2015Italy 1919Italy 1953Jamaica 1979
387BC SILVER487BC SILVERCOPPER-NICKELCOPPERALUMINUMCOPPER-NICKEL
Honeybee
???
(Apidae)
Locust
???
(Acrididae)
Blue Longhorn Beetle
Rosalia alpina
(Cerambycidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Homerus Swallowtail
Papilio homerus
(Papilionidae)
Kazakhstan 2012Latvia 2003Lithuania 2008Luxembourg 2013 ALUMINUM-Malta 1972
COPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELSILVERBRONZE+SILVER RINGALUMINUM
Giant Asian Mantis
Hierodula tenuidentata
(Mantidae)
Red Wood Ant
Formica rufa
(Formicidae)
Big-eyed Bumble Bee
Bombus confusus
(Anthophoridae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
British Isle of Man 2008Mauritius 1975Mexico 1987Moldova 2013Morocco 2011
SILVERSILVERSILVERSILVERBRASS
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Blue Swallowtail
Papilio manlius
(Papilionidae)
Wanderer Butterfly
Danaus plexippus
(Danaidae)
Southern Damselfly
Coenagrion mercuriale
(Agrionidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
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)
New Zealand teritory NiueNew ZealandNew ZealandSint Eustatius of Caribbean Netherlands 2013
2016 SILVER2009 SILVER2016 SILVERCOPPERCOPPER-NICKEL
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Giant weta
Deinacrida sp.
(Rhaphidophoridae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Slave-raiding Ant
Polyergus lucidus
(Formicidae)
Grasshopper
???
(Acrididae)
Sint Eustatius of Caribbean Netherlands 2013
COPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER+
COPPER-NICKEL RING
BRASS+
COPPER-NICKEL RING
Assassin Bug
???
(Reduviidae)
Pond Skater
???
(Gerridae)
Praying Mantid
???
(Mantidae)
Dragonfly
???
(Libellulidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Bonaire Island of Netherlands Antilles 2012
COPPERCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELBRONZE
Stoplight Catone
Catonephele numilia
(Nymphalidae)
Zebra Longwing
Heliconius charitonia
(Nymphalidae)
Pink-spotted Cattleheart
Parides photinus
(Papilionidae)
Angled Sulphur
Anteos maerula
(Pieridae)
Arcas Cattleheart
Parides arcas
(Papilionidae)
Red Postman
Heliconius erato
(Nymphalidae)
Bonaire of Caribbean Netherlands 2013Niger 2005Norway 1960Palau 2006Palau 2006
COPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKEL+BRASSCOPPER-NICKEL GOLDGOLD
Hercules Beetle
Dynastes hercules
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
???
(Scarabaeidae)
Malaria Mosquito
Anopheles anopheles
(Culicidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Rhinoceros Beetle
Oryctes rhinoceros
(Scarabaeidae)
Ant Lion Fly (Larva)
Hagenomyia micans
(Myrmeleontidae)
Palau 2008 GOLDPalau 2010 SILVERPalau 2010 SILVERPalau 2011 SILVERPalau 2011 SILVER
Ladybug Beetle
???
(Coccinelidae)
Blue-eyed Hawker
Aeshna affinis
(Aeschnidae)
African Desert Locust
Schistocerca gregaria
(Acrididae)
Bumble Bee
Bombus latreille
(Anthophoridae)
Giant Prickly Stick Insect
Extatosoma tiaratum
(Phasmatidae)
PalauPalauPapua NewGuineaPapua NewGuineaPhilippine
2009 SILVER2011 SILVER1972 BRONZE1990 GOLD1990 BRASS
Seven-spotted Ladybug
Coccinella septempunctata
(Coccinelidae)
Seven-spotted Ladybug
Coccinella septempunctata
(Coccinelidae)
Paradise Birdwing Butterfly
Ornithoptera paradisea
(Papilionidae)
Alexandra Birdwing Butterfly
Ornithoptera alexandras
(Papilionidae)
Kite Swallowtail
Graphium idaeoides
(Papilionidae)
Poland 1997 BRASSPoland 2010 BRASSPoland 2010 BRASSPoland 2011 BRASS
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Praying Mantis
Mantis religiosa
(Mantidae)
Poland 2014 BRASSPoland 2014 BRASSPoland 2014 BRASSPoland 2014 BRASSPoland 2014 BRASS
Poplar Hawk Moth
Laothoe populi
(Sphingidae)
Hawk Moth
Calerio bupmoraiae
(Sphingidae)
Black Arches
Lymantria monacha
(Lymantriidae)
Peacock Butterfly
Inachis io
(Nymphalidae)
Large White
Pieris brassicae
(Pieridae)
Poland 2014Poland 2014Poland 2014Poland 2014Poland 2015
BRASSBRASSBRASSBRASSSILVER
Garden Tiger Moth
Arctia caja
(Arctiidae)
Small Tortoiseshell
Aglais urticae
(Nymphalidae)
Purple Emperor
Apatura iris
(Nymphalidae)
Common Yellow Swallowtail
Papilio machaon
(Papilionidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Republic of CrimeaRussia 2008Russia 2012Russia 2013
2014 COPPER2014 COPPERSILVERSILVERBRASS+COPPER-NICKEL RING
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Southern Festoon
Zerynthia polyxena
(Papilionidae)
Emperor Dragonfly
Anax imperator
(Aeschnidae)
Emerald Rosalia Beetle
Rosalia coelestis
(Cerambycidae)
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
SanMarino
1974 ALUMINUM1986 GOLD1974 ALUMINUM1974 ALUMINUM1986 GOLD2001 GOLD
Red Wood Ant
Formica rufa
(Formicidae)
Red Wood Ant
Formica rufa
(Formicidae)
French Flower Chafer
Trichius gallicus
(Scarabaeidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
sumatra 2017 ALUMINUM-BRONZEsumatra 2017 ALUMINUM-BRONZEsumatra 2017 ALUMINUM-BRONZE
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
Caucasus Giant Beetle
Chalcosoma caucasus
(Scarabaeidae)
Oakwood Ground Beetle
Calosoma inquisitor
(Carabidae)
SlovakiaSloveniaSomalia 2008Solomon IslandsSouth Africa
2001 SILVER1993 ALUMINUMCOPPER-NICKEL2014 SILVER2011 GOLD
Blue Longhorn Beetle
Rosalia alpina
(Cerambycidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
African Honeybee
Apis mellifera scutellata
(Apidae)
Tatarstan 2013Togo 2005Tokelau Islands 2012Transnistria 2006Transnistria 2011
COPPERSILVERSILVERSILVERSILVER
Bumble Bee
Bombus fragrans
(Anthophoridae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Dragonfly
???
(Libellulidae)
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
Death's Head Hawk Moth
Acherontia atropos
(Sphingidae)
Turkey 2016Turkey 2016Tuvalu 2015
SILVERSILVERSILVER
Damselfly
???
(Calopterygidae)
Seven-spotted Ladybug
Coccinella septempunctata
(Coccinelidae)
Australia's Bull Ant
Myrmecia pyriformis
(Formicidae)
Ukraina 2006Ukraine 2010Vatican city 1992Zambia 2010
SILVERGOLDALUMINUMCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKEL
Ukranian Grasshopper
Poecilimon ukrainicus
(Tettigoniidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Western Honeybee
Apis mellifera
(Apidae)
Jack Jumper Ant
Myrmecia pilosula
(Formicidae)
Bullet Ant
Paraponera clavata
(Formicidae)
Zambia 2010
COPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKEL
Red Harvester Ant
Pogonomyrmex barbatus
(Formicidae)
Giant Hornet
???
(Vespidae)
Mosquito
???
(Culicidae)
African Honeybee
Apis mellifera scutellata
(Apidae)
Tsetse Fly
???
(Glossinidae)

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