Five Dollars 1969, Coin from Bahamas - detailed information

Five Dollars 1969, Coin from Bahamas
CoinFive Dollars 1969

MintRoyal Mint Mintage46,000
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 1969.

Reverse Inscription FIVE DOLLARS 1969
EdgeEdge Inscription
Five Dollars 1969: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage 10,000 (included in total)
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Five Dollars 1969: Details
CountryBahamas
CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Coin TypeFive Dollars (Silver)
Issued1969
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Face Value5 (x Dollar)
Mintage46,000
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 1969: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 10