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Coin: One Dollar 1970

CountryBahamas CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Face value1 (x Dollar) TypeOne Dollar (Silver)
Year1970 CurrentYes
Mintage50,000 (50000)
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 50,000 (50000)
Material0.800 Silver Designer
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)34 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)18.4000

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.


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 · 1970.

Reverse inscriptionONE · DOLLAR · 1970
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
One Dollar 1970: Known varieties
Proof 23,000 (included in main number)
One Dollar 1970: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 8
One Dollar 1970: 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
Bullion Star - Buy and Store Bullion in Singapore
Bullion Star - Buy and Store Bullion in Singapore
List of all (24) coins of type: Bahamas / One Dollar
One Dollar 1966 One Dollar 1969 One Dollar 1970 One Dollar 1971 One Dollar 1972 One Dollar 1973
One Dollar 1974 One Dollar 1975 One Dollar 1976 One Dollar 1977 One Dollar 1978 (Prooflike and proof only) One Dollar 1979 (Proof only)
One Dollar 1980 (Proof only) One Dollar 1981 (Proof only) One Dollar 1982 (Proof only) One Dollar 1983 (Proof only) One Dollar 1984 (Proof only) One Dollar 1985 (Proof only)
One Dollar 1989 One Dollar 1991 One Dollar 1992 One Dollar 1994 (Golf) One Dollar 1996 One Dollar 1998 (Proof only)