Ten Cents 1968, Coin from Bahamas - detailed information

Ten Cents 1968, Coin from Bahamas
CoinTen Cents 1968

MintRoyal Mint Mintage550,000
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

Within a beaded circle, two fish (of the species Albula vulpes, known as "bonefish") swimming in different directions among marine plants; above, the date 1968; around below, the denomination TEN CENTS.

Reverse Inscription 1968 TEN CENTS
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Ten Cents 1968: References to Information Used
All (29) Coins of Country: Bahamas, Type: Ten Cents
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Ten Cents 1966 1,973,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Ten Cents 1968 550,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Ten Cents 1969 2,036,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Ten Cents 1970 50,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Ten Cents 1971 44,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Ten Cents 1972 46,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Ten Cents 1973 (Queen Elizabeth II) 50,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Ten Cents 1973 (Commonwealth of the Bahamas) 1,000,000 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1973
Ten Cents 1974 111,000 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1974
Ten Cents 1975 3,038,845 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1975
Ten Cents 1976 30,453 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1976
Ten Cents 1977 17,713 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1977
Ten Cents 1978 13,698 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1978
Ten Cents 1979 (Proof only) 2,053 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1979
Ten Cents 1980 2,502,084 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1980
Ten Cents 1981 (Proof only) 1,980 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1981
Ten Cents 1982 2,001,217 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1982
Ten Cents 1983 (Proof only) 1,020 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1983
Ten Cents 1984 (Proof only) 1,036 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1984
Ten Cents 1985 2,007,500 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1985
Ten Cents 1987 3,000,000 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1987
Ten Cents 1989 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1989
Ten Cents 1991 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1991
Ten Cents 1992 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1992
Ten Cents 1996 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1996
Ten Cents 1998 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1998
Ten Cents 2000 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 2000
Ten Cents 2005 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 2005
Ten Cents 2007 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 2007
Ten Cents 1968: Details
CountryBahamas
CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Coin TypeTen Cents
Issued1968
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Face Value10 (x Cent)
Mintage550,000
CurrentYes
MaterialCuproNickel
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeScalloped
Size (mm)23.5000
Thickness (mm)1.8000
Mass (g)5.1800
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Ten Cents 1968: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 4