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Coin: Twenty-five Cents 1970
Description

CountryBahamas CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Face value25 (x Cent) TypeTweny-five Cents (Nickel)
Year1970 CurrentYes
Mintage49,000 (49000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 26,000 (26000)
Franklin Mint Letters FM 23,000 (23000)
MaterialNickel Designer
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)24.2600 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)6.9000
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

A depiction of a native sloop (sailing boats) on the waves, tiny human figures on board; around above, the denomination TWENTYFIVE CENTS divided by the top of the mast; around right, the date 1970. The mint mark (if any) is in the lower right, under the waves.

Reverse inscriptionTWENTYFIVE CENTS 1970
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Twenty-five Cents 1970: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof (Franklin Mint) 23,000 (included in main number)
Matte finish (Franklin Mint) unknown
Twenty-five Cents 1970: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 6
Twenty-five 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 Proof, Matte
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Twenty-five Cents 1987 Twenty-five Cents 1989 Twenty-five Cents 1991 Twenty-five Cents 1992 Twenty-five Cents 1996 Twenty-five Cents 1997
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