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Coin: Ten Cents 1966

CountryBahamas CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Face value10 (x Cent) TypeTen Cents
Year1966 CurrentYes
Mintage1,973,000 (2.0 million)
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 1,973,000 (2.0 million)
MaterialCuproNickel Designer
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeScalloped
Size (mm)23.5000 Thickness (mm)1.8000
Mass (g)5.1800

Within a beaded circle, diademed bust of Queen Elizabeth II right (portrait by Arnold Machin, known as the "Second portrait"); around, ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS.


Within a beaded circle, two fish (of the species Albula vulpes, known as "bonefish") swimming in different directions among marine plants; above, the date 1966; around below, the denomination TEN CENTS.

Reverse inscription1966 TEN CENTS
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone

Krause lists mintage of 2,198,000.

Ten Cents 1966: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 4
Ten Cents 1966: References to Information Used
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Bullion Star - Buy and Store Bullion in Singapore
Bullion Star - Buy and Store Bullion in Singapore
List of all (29) coins of type: Bahamas / Ten Cents
Ten Cents 1966 Ten Cents 1968 Ten Cents 1969 Ten Cents 1970 Ten Cents 1971 Ten Cents 1972
Ten Cents 1973 (Queen Elizabeth II) Ten Cents 1973 (Commonwealth of the Bahamas) Ten Cents 1974 Ten Cents 1975 Ten Cents 1976 Ten Cents 1977
Ten Cents 1978 Ten Cents 1979 (Proof only) Ten Cents 1980 Ten Cents 1981 (Proof only) Ten Cents 1982 Ten Cents 1983 (Proof only)
Ten Cents 1984 (Proof only) Ten Cents 1985 Ten Cents 1987 Ten Cents 1989 Ten Cents 1991 Ten Cents 1992
Ten Cents 1996 Ten Cents 1998 Ten Cents 2000 Ten Cents 2005 Ten Cents 2007