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)
Cook Islands 2000 SILVERTurkey 2016 SILVERMoldova 2013 SILVERUkraine 2021 BRASS
Rainforest Damselfly
Diphlebia lestoides
(Calopterygidae)
Damselfly
???
(Calopterygidae)
Southern Damselfly
Coenagrion mercuriale
(Agrionidae)
Goblet-marked Damselfly
Erythromma lindenii
(Agrionidae)
Canada 2013 SILVERUkraine 2018 BRASSTokelau Islands 2012 SILVERBelarus 2012 SILVER
Twelve-Spotted Skimmer
Libellula pulchella
(Libellulidae)
Banded Darter
Sympetrum pedemontanum
(Libellulidae)
Dragonfly
???
(Libellulidae)
Dragonfly
???
(Libellulidae)
Sint Eustatius 2013San AndresCanada 2015Austria 2013Southeast Asia 1850
BRONZE+COPPER-NICKEL2015 BRASSSILVERSILVERTIN-ZINC
Dragonfly
???
(Libellulidae)
Dragonfly
???
(Libellulidae)
Pygmy Snaketail Dragonfly
Ophiogomphus howei
(Gomphidae)
Giant Dragonfly
???
(Meganeuradae)
Cricket
???
(Gryllidae?)
Ancient GreekSint Eustatius 2013Australia 2010Canada 2012Poland 2011
430BC SILVERCOPPER-NICKELALUMINUM BRONZESILVERBRASS
Praying Mantis
???
(Mantidae)
Prayling Mantis
???
(Mantidae)
Prayling Mantis
Mantis religiosa
(Mantidae)
Prayling Mantis
Mantis religiosa
(Mantidae)
Prayling Mantis
Mantis religiosa
(Mantidae)
Kazakhstan 2012Ukraine 2019Russia 2016New Zealand 2009Ukraine 2006
COPPER-NICKELBRASSTOMBAC+SILVER RINGSILVERSILVER
Giant Asian Mantis
Hierodula tenuidentata
(Mantidae)
Prayling Mantis
Iris polystictica
(Mantidae)
Stick-mimic Mantis
Empusa fasciata
(Mantidae)
Giant weta
Deinacrida sp.
(Rhaphidophoridae)
Ukranian Grasshopper
Poecilimon ukrainicus
(Tettigoniidae)
Australia 2010Australia 2014Palau 2010Ancient GreekSint Eustatius 2013
BRASSALUMINUM BRONZESILVER510BC SILVERCOPPER-NICKEL
Short-horned Grasshopper
Macrocara conglobata
(Acrididae)
Leichhardt's Grasshopper
Petasida ephippigera
(Acrididae)
African Desert Locust
Schistocerca gregaria
(Acrididae)
Locust & Wheat ears
???
(Acrididae)
Grasshopper
???
(Acrididae)
Palau 2011Cook Islands 2000Southwest Asia 1850Sint Eustatius 2013Sint Eustatius 2013
SILVERSILVERTIN-ZINCCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKEL
Giant Prickly Stick Insect
Extatosoma tiaratum
(Phasmatidae)
Goliath Stick Insect
Eurycnema goliath
(Phasmatidae)
Bug
???
(Pentatomidae?)
Assassin Bug
???
(Reduviidae)
Pond Skater
???
(Gerridae)
Ancient GreekBritish Bermuda 1990Australia 2010Palau 2006Russia 2019
468BC SILVERCOPPER-NICKELALUMINUM BRONZEGOLDNICKEL+BRASS
Cicada
???
(Cicadidae)
17-Year Cicada
Magicicada septendecim
(Cicadidae)
Wattle Cicada
Cicadetta sp.
(Cicadidae)
Ant Lion Fly (Larva)
Hagenomyia micans
(Myrmeleontidae)
Ribbon Lacewing
Lertha extensa
(Neomopteridae)
Annobon Is.Palau 2009Palau 2011Canada 2011Turkey 2016
2013 BRASSSILVERSILVERCOPPER-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 2015Palau 2008Niue 2016Cameroon 2016Cameroon 2020
ALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZEGOLDGOLD with SwarovskiSILVERSILVER
Convergent Ladybird
Hippodamia californica
(Coccinelidae)
Variable Ladybird
Coelophora inaequalis
(Coccinelidae)
Ladybird
???
(Coccinelidae)
Ladybird
???
(Coccinelidae)
Ladybird Beetle
???
(Coccinelidae)
Ladybird Beetle
???
(Coccinelidae)
SamoaCanadaNewZealandish NiueCook Islands
2021 SILVER2015 SILVER2017 SILVER2000 SILVER
Seven-spotted Ladybird
Coccinella septempunctata
(Coccinelidae)
Firefly
???
(Lampyridae)
European Glowworm
Lampyris noctiluca
(Lampyridae)
Jewel Beetle
Temognatha chevrolati
(Buprestidae)
Russia 2017Sumatra 2017Sumatra 2019Russia 2021Cook Islands 2017
NICKEL+BRASSALUMINUM-BRONZEALUMINUM-BRONZEBRASS+NICKEL-SILVERSILVER
Ground Beetle
Carabus tauricus
(Carabidae)
Oakwood Ground Beetle
Calosoma inquisitor
(Carabidae)
Calosoma Beetle
Calosoma sycophanta
(Carabidae)
Anthia Ground Beetle
Anthia mannerheimi
(Harpalidae)
Darkling Beetle
???
(Tenebrionidae)
Slovakia 2001Slovakia 2015Hungary 2015Russia 2012Sumatra 2018
SILVERGOLDCOPPER-NICKELSILVERALUMINUM-BRONZE
Blue Longhorn Beetle
Rosalia alpina
(Cerambycidae)
Blue Longhorn Beetle
Rosalia alpina
(Cerambycidae)
Blue Longhorn Beetle
Rosalia alpina
(Cerambycidae)
Emerald Rosalia Beetle
Rosalia coelestis
(Cerambycidae)
Purpurbook Beetle
Purpuricenus kaehleri
(Cerambycidae)
Sumatra 2018Canada 2017PolandPolandRussia 2013 BRASS+
ALUMINUM-BRONZESILVER with Venetian Glass1997 BRASS2010 BRASSCOPPER-NICKEL RING
Longhorned Beetle
Semanotus russicus
(Cerambycidae)
Dogbane Leaf Beetle
Chrysochus auratus
(Chrysomelidae)
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
Udmurtia 2013Transnistria 2006Fiji 2014Sumatra 2017Australia 2014
COPPERSILVERSILVERALUMINUM-BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZE
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
European Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
(Lucanidae)
Rainbow Stag Beetle
Phalacrognathus muelleri
(Lucanidae)
ChuvashiaPalauAustralia 2012Cook IslandsNewZealandish Niue
2013 COPPER2006 GOLDALUMINUM BRONZE2017 SILVER2020 SILVER
European Rhinoceros Beetle
Oryctes nasicornis
(Scarabaeidae)
Rhinoceros Beetle
Oryctes rhinoceros
(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)
Sumatra 2017Isle of Man 2008Somalia 2008Cook Islands 2013Solomon Islands 2019
ALUMINUM-BRONZESILVER with CarnelianCOPPER-NICKELGOLD plated COPPERBLACK NICKEL with GOLD
Caucasus Giant Beetle
Chalcosoma caucasus
(Scarabaeidae)
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
2019 SILVER with Onyx2019 Black Ruthenium
SILVER with Ruby
2020 SILVER with Sapphire
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)
NewZealandish Niue 2020Fiji 2010Fiji 2012Canada 2019
SILVER with Green JasperSILVER with AmethystGOLDSILVERSILVER
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)
Solomon Islands 2014Ancient GreekCook IslandsAnnobon IslandsCrimeaSanMarino
SILVER535BC SILVER2017 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)
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 GreekSouthwest Asia 1850USA 2014Germany 2019Germany 2020
387BC SILVERTIN-ZINCCOPPER-NICKELSILVERSILVER
Honeybee
???
(Apidae)
Bee
???
(Apidae?)
Bee
???
(Apidae?)
Honeybee
???
(Apidae)
Honeybee
???
(Apidae)
Italy 1919Italy 1953Malta 1972SanMarino 1974Vatican city 1992Slovenia 1993
COPPERALUMINUMALUMINUMALUMINUMALUMINUMALUMINUM
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)
SanMarino 1986SanMarino 2001Poland 2010Poland 2015Samoa 2021
GOLDGOLDBRASSSILVERSILVER
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)
Cameroon 2019Tatarstan 2013Lithuania 2008Palau 2011Russia 2021
SILVERCOPPERSILVERSILVERBRASS+NICKEL-SILVER
African Honeybee
Apis mellifera scutellata
(Apidae)
Bumble Bee
Bombus fragrans
(Anthophoridae)
Big-eyed Bumble Bee
Bombus confusus
(Anthophoridae)
Bumble Bee
Bombus latreille
(Anthophoridae)
Big-eyed Bumble Bee
Bombus sporadicus
(Anthophoridae)
Canada 2012Canada 2017Canada 2019Ukraine 2019
COPPER-NICKELSILVERSILVERBRASS
Northern Bumble Bee
Bombus polaris
(Anthophoridae)
Northern Bumble Bee
Bombus polaris
(Anthophoridae)
Northern Bumble Bee and Bloom
Bombus polaris
(Anthophoridae)
Leaf-cutting Bee
Trachusa pubescens
(Megachilidae)
Zambia 2010Ukraine 2019Ukraine 2020Cook Islands 2000Australia 2014
COPPER-NICKELBRASSBRASSSILVERALUMINUM BRONZE
Giant Hornet
???
(Vespidae)
Red-banded Sand Wasp
Ammophila sareptana
(Sphecidae)
Golden Digger Wasp
Sphex funerarius
(Sphecidae)
Large Cuckoo Wasp
Stilbum cyanurum
(Chrysididae)
Cuckoo Wasp
Chrysis chrysis
(Chrysididae)
SanMarino 1974SanMarino 1986Latvia 2003Zambia 2010Sint Eustatius 2013
ALUMINUMGOLDCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER
Red Wood Ant
Formica rufa
(Formicidae)
Red Wood Ant
Formica rufa
(Formicidae)
Red Wood Ant
Formica rufa
(Formicidae)
Red Harvester Ant
Pogonomyrmex barbatus
(Formicidae)
Slave-raiding Ant
Polyergus lucidus
(Formicidae)
Zambia 2010Australia 2010Australia 2014Australia 2015Tuvalu 2015
COPPER-NICKELALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZEALUMINUM BRONZESILVER
Jack Jumper Ant
Myrmecia pilosula
(Formicidae)
Giant Bull Ant
Myrmecia nigriceps
(Formicidae)
Venomous Bull Ant
Myrmecia pyriformis
(Formicidae)
Adventurous Ant
Myrmecia pyriformis
(Formicidae)
Australia's Bull Ant
Myrmecia pyriformis
(Formicidae)
Zambia 2010USA 2014Chad 2015 COPPER-Niger 2005 COPPER-Zambia 2010
COPPER-NICKELCOPPER Plated ZINCNICKEL+BRASS RINGNICKEL+BRASS RINGCOPPER-NICKEL
Bullet Ant
Paraponera clavata
(Formicidae)
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)
Southwest Asia 1850Somaliland 2016Samoa 2021Congo democratic RepublicCanada 2006
TIN-ZINCBRONZE+BRASS RINGSILVER2014 SILVERSILVER
Butterfly
???
(Papilionidae)
Butterfly
???
(Papilionidae)
Butterfly
???
(Papilionidae)
Old World 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 IslandRussia 2016
1990 BRASSBRONZE+BRASS RING2012 COPPER-NICKEL2012 COPPER-NICKELSILVER
Kite Swallowtail
Graphium idaeoides
(Papilionidae)
Swallowtail
???
(Papilionidae)
Pink-spotted Cattleheart
Parides photinus
(Papilionidae)
Arcas Cattleheart
Parides arcas
(Papilionidae)
Chinese Windmill
Atrophaneura alcinous
(Papilionidae)
China 2009China 2009China 2009Poland 2014Sumatra 2019
SILVERSILVERSILVERBRASSALUMINUM-BRONZE
Aega Morpho
Morpho aega
(Morphodae)
Anna's Eighty-eight Butterfly
Diaethria anna
(Nymphalidae)
Yellow Pansy Butterfly
Precis hierta
(Nymphalidae)
Peacock Butterfly
Inachis io
(Nymphalidae)
Peacock Butterfly
Inachis io
(Nymphalidae)
Indonesia 2017Congo democratic RepublicCongo democratic RepublicPoland 2014Poland 2014
COPPER-NICKEL2002 SILVER2002 SILVERBRASSBRASS
Blue Buckeye Butterfly
Junonia coenia
(Nymphalidae)
Dark Greenish Butterfly
Euphaedra sp.
(Nymphalidae)
Red and Black Butterfly
Cymothoe sangaris
(Nymphalidae)
Purple Emperor
Apatura iris
(Nymphalidae)
Small Tortoiseshell
Aglais urticae
(Nymphalidae)
Sumatra 2019Bonaire Island 2012Bonaire Island 2012Congo democratic RepublicBonaire Island 2012Australia 2015
ALUMINUM-BRONZECOPPER-NICKELBRONZE2014 SILVERCOPPERALUMINUM BRONZE
Glasswing Butterfly
Greta oto
(Nymphalidae)
Zebra Longwing
Heliconius charitonia
(Nymphalidae)
Red Postman
Heliconius erato
(Nymphalidae)
Postman Butterfly
Heliconius melpomene
(Nymphalidae)
Stoplight Catone
Catonephele numilia
(Nymphalidae)
Ringed Xenica Butterfly
Geitoneura acantha
(Nymphalidae)
Mexico 1987Australia 2012Congo democratic RepublicIndonesia 2017Congo democratic Republic
SILVERALUMINUM BRONZE2014 SILVERCOPPER-NICKEL2002 SILVER
Wanderer Butterfly
Danaus plexippus
(Danaidae)
Wanderer Butterfly
Danaus plexippus
(Danaidae)
Monarch Butterfly
Danaus plexippus
(Danaidae)
Chestnut Tiger Butterfly
Parantica sita
(Danaidae)
Arcius Bluetail Butterfly
Phetus arcius
(Riodinidae)
British Guernsey 1998Bonaire Island 2012Poland 2014Canada 2013Congo democratic Republic
SILVERCOPPER-NICKELBRASSCOPPER-NICKEL2014 SILVER
Brimstone Butterfly
Gonepteryx aspasia
(Pieridae)
Angled Sulphur
Anteos maerula
(Pieridae)
Large White
Pieris brassicae
(Pieridae)
Eastern Tailed Blue Butterfly
Cupido comyntas
(Lycaenidae)
Mazarine Blue
Polyommatus semiargus
(Lycaenidae)
Sumatra 2019Ukraine 2020Ukraine 2020Poland 2014Poland 2014
ALUMINUM-BRONZECOPPER-NICKELSILVERBRASSBRASS
Madagscan Sunset Moth
Chrysiridia rhipheus
(Uraniidae)
Owlet Moth
Staurophora celsia
(Noctuidae)
Owlet Moth
Staurophora celsia
(Noctuidae)
Garden Tiger Moth
Arctia caja
(Arctiidae)
Black Arches
Lymantria monacha
(Lymantriidae)
Poland 2014Poland 2014Transnistria 2011Russia 2020Ukraine 2019
BRASSBRASSSILVERBRASS+NICKEL-SILVERBRASS
Hawk Moth
Calerio bupmoraiae
(Sphingidae)
Poplar Hawk Moth
Laothoe populi
(Sphingidae)
Death's Head Hawk
Acherontia atropos
(Sphingidae)
Army Green Moth
Daphnis nerii
(Sphingidae)
Willowherb Hawkmoth
Proserpinus proserpina
(Sphingidae)
Annobon Islands 2013British Guernsey 1997Ukraine 2020Indonesia 2018Indonesia 2018
BRASS+NICKEL RINGSILVERBRASSCOPPER-NICKELCOPPER-NICKEL
Hawk Moth
???
(Sphingidae)
Emperor Moth
Saturnia pavonia
(Saturniidae)
Emperor Moth
Saturnia pavonia
(Saturniidae)
Atlas Moth
Attacus atlas
(Saturniidae)
Comet Moth
Argema mittrai
(Saturniidae)

to HomePage