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Coin: One Cent 1973

CountryBahamas CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Face value1 (x Cent) TypeOne Cent (Brass)
Year1973 CurrentYes
Mintage8,075,000 (8.1 million)
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 7,000,000 (7.0 million)
Franklin Mint Letters FM 1,075,000 (1.1 million)
MaterialBrass Designer
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.0500 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)3.1300

Diademed and draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Second portrait", by Arnold Machin); around above, COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS; around below, ELIZABETH II.


At centre, a sea star (starfish); around, · ONE CENT · 1973. The mint mark (if any) is between the starfish and the date.

Reverse inscription· ONE CENT · 1973
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
One Cent 1973: Known varieties
Proof (Franklin Mint) 35,000 (included in main number)
One Cent 1973: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 16
One Cent 1973: 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
American Bullion Inc. - Start a Gold IRA
American Bullion Inc. - Start a Gold IRA
List of all (36) coins of type: Bahamas / One Cent
One Cent 1966 One Cent 1968 One Cent 1969 One Cent 1970 One Cent 1971 One Cent 1972
One Cent 1973 One Cent 1974 One Cent 1975 One Cent 1976 One Cent 1977 One Cent 1978
One Cent 1979 One Cent 1980 One Cent 1981 One Cent 1982 One Cent 1983 One Cent 1984
One Cent 1985 One Cent 1987 One Cent 1989 One Cent 1990 One Cent 1991 One Cent 1992
One Cent 1995 One Cent 1996 One Cent 1997 One Cent 1998 One Cent 1999 One Cent 2000
One Cent 2001 One Cent 2004 One Cent 2006 One Cent 2007 One Cent 2009 One Cent 2014