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Coin: Fifty Cents 1970

CountryBahamas CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Face value50 (x Cent) TypeFifty Cents (Silver)
Year1970 CurrentYes
Mintage48,000 (48000)
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 48,000 (48000)
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

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.


Sword fish (Blue Marlin) leaping from sea; to right, the denomination and date FIFTY / CENTS / 1970.

Reverse inscriptionFIFTY CENTS 1970
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Fifty Cents 1970: Known varieties
Proof 23,000 (included in main number)
Fifty Cents 1970: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 7
Fifty Cents 1970: References to Information Used
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
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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)