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Coin: Two Dollars 1966
Description

CountryBahamas CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Face value2 (x Dollar) TypeTwo Dollars (Pelicans)
Year1966 CurrentYes
Mintage104,000 (104000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 104,000 (104000)
Material0.925 Silver Designer
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)40 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)29.8000
Obverse

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

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Reverse

Two flamingos (national bird of the Bahamas) facing each other, sunrise or sunset in the sea in the background, wreath of flowers surrounding the bottom half.

Around above, denomination TWO DOLLARS and date 1966.

Reverse inscriptionTWO DOLLARS 1966
Edge Edge inscriptionNone
Two Dollars 1966: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 9
Two Dollars 1966: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
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List of all (16) coins of type: Bahamas / Two Dollars
Two Dollars 1966 Two Dollars 1969 Two Dollars 1970 Two Dollars 1971 Two Dollars 1972 Two Dollars 1973
Two Dollars 1974 (Silver proof) Two Dollars 1975 (Silver proof) Two Dollars 1976 (Silver proof) Two Dollars 1977 (Silver proof) Two Dollars 1978 (Silver proof) Two Dollars 1979 (Silver proof)
Two Dollars 1980 (Silver proof) Two Dollars 1981 (Cupronickel proof) Two Dollars 1989 (Silver proof) Two Dollars 1991 (Silver proof)