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Coin: Fifty Cents 1972
Description

CountryBahamas CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Face value50 (x Cent) TypeFifty Cents (Silver)
Year1972 CurrentYes
Mintage47,000 (47000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Franklin Mint Letters FM 47,000 (47000)
Material0.800 Silver Designer
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)29 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)10.3700
Obverse

Diademed bust of Queen Elizabeth II right (effigy by Arnold Machin, known as the "Second portrait"); around above, COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS; around below, ELIZABETH II.

Obverse inscription COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Reverse

Sword fish (Blue Marlin) leaping from sea; to right, the denomination and date FIFTY / CENTS / 1972. The mint mark is above the waves, under the first digit of the date.

Reverse inscriptionFIFTY CENTS 1972
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Fifty Cents 1972: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof 35,000 (included in main number)
Fifty Cents 1972: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 21
Fifty Cents 1972: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
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List of all (23) coins of type: Bahamas / Fifty Cents
Fifty Cents 1966 Fifty Cents 1969 Fifty Cents 1970 Fifty Cents 1971 Fifty Cents 1972 Fifty Cents 1973
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Fifty Cents 1980 (Proof only) Fifty Cents 1981 (Proof only) Fifty Cents 1982 (Proof only) Fifty Cents 1983 (Proof only) Fifty Cents 1984 (Proof only) Fifty Cents 1985 (Proof only)
Fifty Cents 1989 Fifty Cents 1991 Fifty Cents 1992 Fifty Cents 1996 Fifty Cents 1998 (Proof only)