One Dollar 1966, Coin from Bahamas - detailed information

One Dollar 1966, Coin from Bahamas
CoinOne Dollar 1966

MintRoyal Mint Mintage181,000
Obverse

Crowned and draped young bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Second Portrait", by Arnold Machin).

The Queen wears the "Girls of Great Britain and Ireland" diamond tiara, a wedding gift from Queen Mary (Her Majesty's grandmother) in 1947 - which she also has on the Rank-Broadley and the Gottwald portraits.

Around, the monarch's legend: ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Reverse

At centre above wreath of sea-weed, a conch shell and a small fish; above, between an inner beaded half-circle and beaded outer full circle, the denomination and date, ONE · DOLLAR · 1966.

Reverse Inscription ONE · DOLLAR · 1966
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Krause lists mintage of 406,000.

One Dollar 1966: References to Information Used
All (24) Coins of Country: Bahamas, Type: One Dollar
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
One Dollar 1966 181,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
One Dollar 1969 36,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
One Dollar 1970 50,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
One Dollar 1971 46,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
One Dollar 1972 53,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
One Dollar 1973 45,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
One Dollar 1974 12,000 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1974
One Dollar 1975 4,445 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1975
One Dollar 1976 2,053 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1976
One Dollar 1977 1,313 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1977
One Dollar 1978 (Prooflike and proof only) 1,367 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1978
One Dollar 1979 (Proof only) 2,053 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1979
One Dollar 1980 (Proof only) 2,084 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1980
One Dollar 1981 (Proof only) 1,980 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1981
One Dollar 1982 (Proof only) 1,217 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1982
One Dollar 1983 (Proof only) 1,020 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1983
One Dollar 1984 (Proof only) 1,036 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1984
One Dollar 1985 (Proof only) 7,500 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1985
One Dollar 1989 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1989
One Dollar 1991 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1991
One Dollar 1992 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1992
One Dollar 1994 (Golf) 20,000 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1994
One Dollar 1996 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1996
One Dollar 1998 (Proof only) unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1998
One Dollar 1966: Details
CountryBahamas
CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Coin TypeOne Dollar (Silver)
Issued1966
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Face Value1 (x Dollar)
Mintage181,000
CurrentYes
Material0.800 Silver
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)34
Mass (g)18.4000
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One Dollar 1966: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 8