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Coin: Fifty Cents 1966
Description

CountryBahamas CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Face value50 (x Cent) TypeFifty Cents (Silver)
Year1966 CurrentYes
Mintage479,000 (479000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 479,000 (479000)
Material0.800 Silver Designer
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)29 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)10.3700
Obverse

Diademed and draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Second portrait", by Arnold Machin); around, the legend ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Reverse

Sword fish (Blue Marlin) leaping from sea; to right, the denomination and date FIFTY / CENTS / 1966.

Reverse inscriptionFIFTY CENTS 1966
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Notes

Krause list mintage of 701,000.

Fifty Cents 1966: Photos
Fifty Cents 1966: Photo Bahamas 50 Cents 1966
Bahamas 50 Cents 1966
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Fifty Cents 1966: Photo Bahamas 50 Cents 1966
Bahamas 50 Cents 1966
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Fifty Cents 1966: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 7
Fifty Cents 1966: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
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List of all (23) coins of type: Bahamas / Fifty Cents
Fifty Cents 1966 Fifty Cents 1969 Fifty Cents 1970 Fifty Cents 1971 Fifty Cents 1972 Fifty Cents 1973
Fifty Cents 1974 Fifty Cents 1975 Fifty Cents 1976 Fifty Cents 1977 Fifty Cents 1978 Fifty Cents 1979 (Proof only)
Fifty Cents 1980 (Proof only) Fifty Cents 1981 (Proof only) Fifty Cents 1982 (Proof only) Fifty Cents 1983 (Proof only) Fifty Cents 1984 (Proof only) Fifty Cents 1985 (Proof only)
Fifty Cents 1989 Fifty Cents 1991 Fifty Cents 1992 Fifty Cents 1996 Fifty Cents 1998 (Proof only)