Five Dollars 1966, Coin from Bahamas - detailed information

Five Dollars 1966, Coin from Bahamas
CoinFive Dollars 1966

MintRoyal Mint Mintage100,000
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

The Coat of Arms of the Bahamas depicting a naval battle scene, with a Royal Navy sailing ship in the foreground chasing two smaller ships in the background; in a ribbon below, the motto "Expulus Piratis Restituta Commercia" (Pirates Expelled, Commerce restored) which had been the motto of the Government of the Bahamas since early 18th century. The scene and the motto commemorate the expulsion of the pirates in 1718 and the restoration of law and order in the colony.

Around above, the denomination and date: FIVE DOLLARS 1966.

Reverse Inscription FIVE DOLLARS 1966
EdgeEdge Inscription
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Five Dollars 1966: Details
CountryBahamas
CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Coin TypeFive Dollars (Silver)
Issued1966
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Face Value5 (x Dollar)
Mintage100,000
CurrentNo
Material0.925 Silver
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)45
Thickness (mm)3
Mass (g)42.1200
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Five Dollars 1966: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 10