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Coin: Two Dollars 1989 (Silver proof)
Description

CountryBahamas CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Face value2 (x Dollar) TypeTwo Dollars (Pelicans)
Year1989 CurrentYes
Mintage4,000 (4000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 4,000 (4000)
Material0.925 Silver Designer
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II Effigy
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)40 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)29.8000
Obverse

At centre, Coat of Arms of The Bahamas: a shield, depicting the Santa Maria ship of Christopher Columbus below a rising sun, supported by a marlin and a flamingo; the shield in surmounted by a helmet with a conch shell and leaves; below on ribbon, FORWARD UPWARD ONWARD TOGETHER; around, COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS; below, the date 1989.

Obverse inscription COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1989
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.

Reverse inscriptionTWO DOLLARS
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Two Dollars 1989 (Silver proof): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 66c
Two Dollars 1989 (Silver proof): References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
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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)