Fifteen Cents 1969, Coin from Bahamas - detailed information

Fifteen Cents 1969, Coin from Bahamas
CoinFifteen Cents 1969

MintRoyal Mint Mintage1,036,000
Obverse
Bahamas / Fifteen Cents 1969 - obverse photo

Crowned and draped young bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Second Portrait", by Arnold Machin).

The Queen wears the "Girls of Great Britain and Ireland" diamond tiara, a wedding gift from Queen Mary (Her Majesty's grandmother) in 1947 - which she also has on the Rank-Broadley and the Gottwald portraits.

Around, the monarch's legend: ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Reverse
Bahamas / Fifteen Cents 1969 - reverse photo

At centre, a hibiscus flower (of the species Hibiscus rosa-sinensis); below, the date 1969; around below, the denomination FIFTEEN CENTS divided by the flower and date.

Reverse Inscription FIFTEEN 1969 CENTS
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Fifteen Cents 1969: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage 10,000 (included in total)
Fifteen Cents 1969: References to Information Used
All (24) Coins of Country: Bahamas, Type: Fifteen Cents
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Fifteen Cents 1966 625,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Fifteen Cents 1969 1,036,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Fifteen Cents 1970 51,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Fifteen Cents 1971 44,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Fifteen Cents 1972 46,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Fifteen Cents 1973 49,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Fifteen Cents 1974 109,000 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1974
Fifteen Cents 1975 36,345 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1975
Fifteen Cents 1976 27,953 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1976
Fifteen Cents 1977 15,213 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1977
Fifteen Cents 1978 11,198 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1978
Fifteen Cents 1979 (Proof only) 2,053 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1979
Fifteen Cents 1980 (Proof only) 2,084 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1980
Fifteen Cents 1981 (Proof only) 1,980 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1981
Fifteen Cents 1982 (Proof only) 1,217 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1982
Fifteen Cents 1983 (Proof only) 1,020 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1983
Fifteen Cents 1984 (Proof only) 1,036 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1984
Fifteen Cents 1985 (Proof only) 7,500 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1985
Fifteen Cents 1989 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1989
Fifteen Cents 1991 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1991
Fifteen Cents 1992 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1992
Fifteen Cents 1996 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1996
Fifteen Cents 1998 (Proof only) unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1998
Fifteen Cents 2005 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 2005
Fifteen Cents 1969: Details
CountryBahamas
CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Coin TypeFifteen Cents
Issued1969
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Face Value15 (x Cent)
Mintage1,036,000
CurrentYes
MaterialCuproNickel
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeSquare
Size (mm)21.5000
Thickness (mm)2.1700
Mass (g)6.4800
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Fifteen Cents 1969: Photos
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Coin, Bahamas, 15 Cents, 1969
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Coin, Bahamas, 15 Cents, 1969
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Fifteen Cents 1969: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 5