Bahamas: Coin Fifteen Cents 1985 (Proof only) - detailed information

Bahamas: Coin Fifteen Cents 1985 (Proof only)
CoinFifteen Cents 1985 (Proof only)

MintFranklin Mint
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 1985.

Obverse Inscription COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1985
Reverse

At centre, a hibiscus flower (of the species Hibiscus rosa-sinensis); around below, the denomination FIFTEEN CENTS divided by the flower. The mint mark is to the left of the lowest flower stem.

Reverse Inscription FIFTEEN CENTS
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
Fifteen Cents 1985 (Proof only): References to Information Used
All Coins of Country: Bahamas, Type: Fifteen Cents (24)
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
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Fifteen Cents 1985 (Proof only): Details
CountryBahamas
CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Coin TypeFifteen Cents
Issued1985
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
Face Value15 (x Cent)
CurrentYes
Mintage7,500
MaterialCuproNickel
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeSquare
Size (mm)21.5000
Thickness (mm)2.1700
Mass (g)6.4800
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Fifteen Cents 1985 (Proof only): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 62