Fifty Cents 1969, Coin from Bahamas - detailed information

Fifty Cents 1969, Coin from Bahamas
CoinFifty Cents 1969

MintRoyal Mint Mintage36,000
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 / 1969.

Reverse Inscription FIFTY CENTS 1969
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Fifty Cents 1969: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage 10,000 (included in total)
Fifty Cents 1969: References to Information Used
All (23) Coins of Country: Bahamas, Type: Fifty Cents
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Fifty Cents 1966 479,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Fifty Cents 1969 36,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Fifty Cents 1970 48,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Fifty Cents 1971 45,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Fifty Cents 1972 47,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Fifty Cents 1973 46,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Fifty Cents 1974 12,000 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1974
Fifty Cents 1975 5,028 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1975
Fifty Cents 1976 2,653 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1976
Fifty Cents 1977 1,913 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1977
Fifty Cents 1978 1,867 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1978
Fifty Cents 1979 (Proof only) 2,053 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1979
Fifty Cents 1980 (Proof only) 2,084 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1980
Fifty Cents 1981 (Proof only) 1,980 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1981
Fifty Cents 1982 (Proof only) 1,217 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1982
Fifty Cents 1983 (Proof only) 1,020 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1983
Fifty Cents 1984 (Proof only) 1,036 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1984
Fifty Cents 1985 (Proof only) 7,500 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1985
Fifty Cents 1989 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1989
Fifty Cents 1991 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1991
Fifty Cents 1992 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1992
Fifty Cents 1996 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1996
Fifty Cents 1998 (Proof only) unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1998
Fifty Cents 1969: Details
CountryBahamas
CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Coin TypeFifty Cents (Silver)
Issued1969
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Face Value50 (x Cent)
Mintage36,000
CurrentYes
Material0.800 Silver
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)29
Mass (g)10.3700
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Fifty Cents 1969: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 7