Featured on this One Dollar coin is the The red bull ant (Myrmecia gulosa), also known as the giant bull ant or "hoppy joe", is a species of bulldog ant from the genus Mymercia. It is abundant throughout Eastern Australia

The first Myrmecia gulosa specimen was collected in 1770 by Joseph Banks, making it one of the first Australian insects to be collected and described.

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


SKU 380
Brand Australia Post

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