Two Dollars (Pelicans), Coin Type from Bahamas - detailed information

Two Dollars (Pelicans), Coin Type from Bahamas (issued 1966 - 1980)
Coin TypeTwo Dollars (Pelicans)

Composition: 92.5% silver (0.8862 oz. ASW). From 1974 to 1980 there was also a copper-nickel variety.

Obverse
Bahamas / Two Dollars (Pelicans) - obverse photo

Diademed bust of Queen Elizabeth II right (portrait by Arnold Machin, known as the "Second portrait"). Around, ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS (1966 to 1970), or ELIZABETH II COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS (1971 to 1973).

1974 to 1980, Coat of Arms of the Bahamas; around above, COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS; around below, the date.

Obverse Inscription
Reverse
Bahamas / Two Dollars (Pelicans) - reverse photo

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. From 1971 to 1973, mint mark of the Franklin Mint (monogram letter F on letter M) in the lower right.

Around above, denomination TWO DOLLARS and date (1974 and after - no date, the date is moved to the obverse).

Reverse Inscription TWO DOLLARS [year]
EdgeEdge Inscription
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Two Dollars (Pelicans): Details
CountryBahamas
CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Sub-type ofTwo Dollars
From1966
To1980
Face Value2 (x Dollar)
CurrentNo
Material0.925 Silver
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)40
Mass (g)29.8000
Two Dollars (Pelicans): Photos
ImageDetails
Coin, Bahamas, Elizabeth II, 2 Dollars, 1971
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Source
Coin, Bahamas, Elizabeth II, 2 Dollars, 1971
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