Ten Cents, Coin Type from Bahamas - detailed information

Ten Cents, Coin Type from Bahamas (issued 1966 - )
Coin TypeTen Cents

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.

Obverse

Obverse Inscription
Reverse

Reverse Inscription 10 CENTS
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Coin Type: Ten Cents - (29) Coins
Coin NameReverseObverseDetails
Ten Cents 1966 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 1,973,000
Ten Cents 1968 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 550,000
Ten Cents 1969 Bahamas / Ten Cents 1969 - reverse photo Bahamas / Ten Cents 1969 - obverse photo Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 2,036,000
Ten Cents 1970 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 50,000
Ten Cents 1971 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Franklin Mint
Mintage: 44,000
Ten Cents 1972 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Franklin Mint
Mintage: 46,000
Ten Cents 1973 (Queen Elizabeth II) Bahamas / Ten Cents 1973 (Queen Elizabeth II) - reverse photo Bahamas / Ten Cents 1973 (Queen Elizabeth II) - obverse photo Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Franklin Mint
Mintage: 50,000
Ten Cents 1973 (Commonwealth of the Bahamas) Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 1,000,000
Ten Cents 1974 Bahamas / Ten Cents 1974 - reverse photo Bahamas / Ten Cents 1974 - obverse photo Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Franklin Mint
Mintage: 111,000
Ten Cents 1975 Bahamas / Ten Cents 1975 - reverse photo Bahamas / Ten Cents 1975 - obverse photo Material: CuproNickel
Mints:
- Royal Mint: 3,000,000
- Franklin Mint: 38,845
Total Mintage: 3,038,845
Ten Cents 1976 Bahamas / Ten Cents 1976 - reverse photo Bahamas / Ten Cents 1976 - obverse photo Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Franklin Mint
Mintage: 30,453
Ten Cents 1977 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Franklin Mint
Mintage: 17,713
Ten Cents 1978 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Franklin Mint
Mintage: 13,698
Ten Cents 1979 (Proof only) Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Franklin Mint
Mintage: 2,053
Ten Cents 1980 Material: CuproNickel
Mints:
- Royal Mint: 2,500,000
- Franklin Mint: 2,084
Total Mintage: 2,502,084
Ten Cents 1981 (Proof only) Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Franklin Mint
Mintage: 1,980
Ten Cents 1982 Bahamas / Ten Cents 1982 - reverse photo Bahamas / Ten Cents 1982 - obverse photo Material: CuproNickel
Mints:
- Royal Mint: 2,000,000
- Franklin Mint: 1,217
Total Mintage: 2,001,217
Ten Cents 1983 (Proof only) Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Franklin Mint
Mintage: 1,020
Ten Cents 1984 (Proof only) Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Franklin Mint
Mintage: 1,036
Ten Cents 1985 Material: CuproNickel
Mints:
- Royal Mint: 2,000,000
- Franklin Mint: 7,500
Total Mintage: 2,007,500
Ten Cents 1987 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 3,000,000
Ten Cents 1989 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: unknown
Ten Cents 1991 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: unknown
Ten Cents 1992 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: unknown
Ten Cents 1996 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: unknown
Ten Cents 1998 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: unknown
Ten Cents 2000 Bahamas / Ten Cents 2000 - reverse photo Bahamas / Ten Cents 2000 - obverse photo Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: unknown
Ten Cents 2005 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: unknown
Ten Cents 2007 Bahamas / Ten Cents 2007 - reverse photo Bahamas / Ten Cents 2007 - obverse photo Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: unknown
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Ten Cents: Details
CountryBahamas
CurrencyBahamian Dollar
From1966
Face Value10 (x Cent)
CurrentYes
MaterialCuproNickel
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeScalloped
Size23.500 mm
Thickness1.800 mm
Mass5.180 g