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Coin type: Ten Cents
Description

A scalloped coin with a smooth edge weighing 5.18g, measuring 23.50mm in diameter, and 1.80mm in thickness, bearing on the obverse the Coat-of-Arms of The Bahamas together with the words “Commonwealth of The Bahamas” which form a crown around the Coat-of-Arms. Below the Coat-of-Arms is the year that the coin was minted. On the reverse is a depiction of two bonefish swimming, together with the text "10 CENTS".

According to Krause, the Bahamas ten cent coins issued between 1974 and 2005 weighed 5.13g. Earlier and later coins are 5.54g.

The Central Bank of The Bahamas though gives the weight as 5.18g.

Composition: 75% copper, 25% nickel.

CountryBahamas CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Sub-type of Sub-types
Face value10 (x Cent)
Years produced1966 - ? CurrentYes
MaterialCuproNickel Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeScalloped
Size (mm)23.5000 Thickness (mm)1.8000
Mass (g)5.1800
Obverse

Obverse inscription
Reverse

Reverse inscription10 CENTS
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
List of 29 coins of type: Ten Cents from Bahamas
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Ten Cents 1966 1,973,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Ten Cents 1968 550,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Ten Cents 1969 2,036,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Ten Cents 1970 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Ten Cents 1971 44,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Ten Cents 1972 46,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Ten Cents 1973 (Queen Elizabeth II) 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Ten Cents 1973 (Commonwealth of the Bahamas) 1,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1973
Ten Cents 1974 111,000 Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1974
Ten Cents 1975 3,038,845 Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1975
Ten Cents 1976 30,453 Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1976
Ten Cents 1977 17,713 Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1977
Ten Cents 1978 13,698 Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1978
Ten Cents 1979 (Proof only) 2,053 Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1979
Ten Cents 1980 2,502,084 Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1980
Ten Cents 1981 (Proof only) 1,980 Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1981
Ten Cents 1982 2,001,217 Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1982
Ten Cents 1983 (Proof only) 1,020 Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1983
Ten Cents 1984 (Proof only) 1,036 Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1984
Ten Cents 1985 2,007,500 Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1985
Ten Cents 1987 3,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1987
Ten Cents 1989 unknown Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1989
Ten Cents 1991 unknown Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1991
Ten Cents 1992 unknown Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1992
Ten Cents 1996 unknown Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1996
Ten Cents 1998 unknown Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1998
Ten Cents 2000 unknown Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 2000
Ten Cents 2005 unknown Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 2005
Ten Cents 2007 unknown Queen Elizabeth II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 2007
Ten Cents: Some useful external links
The Central Bank of The Bahamas: Bahamian Coins