Featured on this One Dollar coin is the rainbow stag beetle scientific name - Phalacrognathus muelleri, this creature is a species of beetle in the family Lucanidae. It is found in northern Queensland, Australia and New Guinea.

Phalacrognathus muelleri has been the official symbol of the Entomological Society of Queensland since 1973.

Males range from 24 mm to 70 mm (0.9 to 2.8 in) in length, whereas the smaller females range from 23 mm to 46 mm (0.9 to 1.8 in).

This coin employs the Royal Australian Mints state of the art technology to showcase the vibrant colours of this native insect.

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SKU 73
Brand Royal Australian Mint

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