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Coin: Ten Cents 1970
Description

CountryBahamas CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Face value10 (x Cent) TypeTen Cents
Year1970 CurrentYes
Mintage50,000 (50000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 50,000 (50000)
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
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 1970; around below, the denomination TEN CENTS.

Reverse inscription1970 TEN CENTS
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Ten Cents 1970: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof 23,000 (included in main number)
Ten Cents 1970: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 4
Ten Cents 1970: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties
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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