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Re: Butterflies, moths and caterpillars
« Reply #15 on: August 01, 2013, 04:55:18 PM »
Jamaica, 10 cents,  1973.  Homerus Swallowtail butterfly on blossom of lignus vitae tree.
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Re: Butterflies, moths and caterpillars
« Reply #16 on: August 01, 2013, 04:56:28 PM »


Ukrainian, 2 hryvnia collector coin of 2002.

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Re: Butterflies, moths and caterpillars
« Reply #17 on: August 22, 2013, 11:13:41 PM »
Bermuda, 1 dollar, 1989.  Monarch butterflies.
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Re: Butterflies, moths and caterpillars
« Reply #18 on: January 11, 2014, 08:05:50 PM »


Botswana, 5 pula, dated 2013, released 2014.





Here is the previous version. Spot the subtle differences.
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Re: Butterflies, moths and caterpillars
« Reply #19 on: February 24, 2014, 10:26:50 PM »
Here is a fairly old butterfly. :) This taler was issued by August the Strong, elector of Saxony since 1694. Three years later he also became king of Poland.

Those Schmetterlingstaler pieces were probably "inspired" by August's mistress Constantia von Cosel. This piece (I took a quick photo from the latest MünzenRevue issue) will be auctioned by Gorny & Mosch on 12 March.

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Re: Butterflies, moths and caterpillars
« Reply #20 on: May 10, 2014, 03:41:08 AM »
Transnistria, 10 roubles, 2011.  Death's-head hawk moth and caterpillar.

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Re: Butterflies, moths and caterpillars
« Reply #21 on: February 05, 2016, 03:08:33 PM »
Sweden, 2000 kronor, 2007.  Swallowtail butterfly. 

This gold coin commemorated the 300th anniversary of the birth of Carl Linnaeus.

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Re: Butterflies, moths and caterpillars
« Reply #22 on: June 15, 2019, 10:25:29 PM »
Panama, 20 balboas, 1981.  Gold.

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Re: Butterflies, moths and caterpillars
« Reply #23 on: June 15, 2019, 10:49:13 PM »
Panama, 500 balboas, 1983.  Owl butterfly.