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Coin: Five Cents 1972
Description

CountryBahamas CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Face value5 (x Cent) TypeFive Cents
Year1972 CurrentYes
Mintage46,000 (46000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Franklin Mint Letters FM 46,000 (46000)
MaterialCuproNickel Designer
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)21.0100 Thickness (mm)1.5200
Mass (g)3.4000
Obverse

Diademed bust of Queen Elizabeth II right (portrait 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

At centre, a pineapple above a garland and two flower sprigs. The pineapple divides the date 1972 and the denomination (around above) FIVE CENTS. Mint mark is located under the left garland.

Reverse inscriptionFIVE CENTS 1972
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Five Cents 1972: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof 35,000 (included in main number)
Five Cents 1972: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 17
Five 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 (31) coins of type: Bahamas / Five Cents
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Five Cents 1973 (Queen Elizabeth II) Five Cents 1973 (Commonwealth of the Bahamas) Five Cents 1974 Five Cents 1975 Five Cents 1976 Five Cents 1977
Five Cents 1978 Five Cents 1979 (Proof only) Five Cents 1980 (Proof only) Five Cents 1981 Five Cents 1982 (Proof only) Five Cents 1983
Five Cents 1984 Five Cents 1985 (Proof only) Five Cents 1987 Five Cents 1989 Five Cents 1991 Five Cents 1992
Five Cents 1996 Five Cents 1998 Five Cents 1999 Five Cents 2000 Five Cents 2004 Five Cents 2005
Five Cents 2006