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Coin: Five Cents 1985 (Proof only)

CountryBahamas CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Face value5 (x Cent) TypeFive Cents
Year1985 CurrentYes
Mintage7,500 (7500)
NameMint markMintage
Franklin Mint Letters FM 7,500 (7500)
MaterialCuproNickel Designer
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II Effigy
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)21.0100 Thickness (mm)1.5200
Mass (g)3.4000

At centre, 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

At centre, a pineapple above a garland and two flower sprigs. The pineapple divides the denomination (around above) FIVE CENTS. Mint mark is located under the left garland.

Reverse inscriptionFIVE CENTS
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Five Cents 1985 (Proof only): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 60
Five Cents 1985 (Proof only): References to Information Used
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Royal Mint Bullion
Royal Mint Bullion
List of all (31) coins of type: Bahamas / Five Cents
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Five Cents 1973 (Queen Elizabeth II) Five Cents 1973 (Commonwealth of the Bahamas) Five Cents 1974 Five Cents 1975 Five Cents 1976 Five Cents 1977
Five Cents 1978 Five Cents 1979 (Proof only) Five Cents 1980 (Proof only) Five Cents 1981 Five Cents 1982 (Proof only) Five Cents 1983
Five Cents 1984 Five Cents 1985 (Proof only) Five Cents 1987 Five Cents 1989 Five Cents 1991 Five Cents 1992
Five Cents 1996 Five Cents 1998 Five Cents 1999 Five Cents 2000 Five Cents 2004 Five Cents 2005
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