Twenty-five Cents 1970, Coin from Bahamas - detailed information

Twenty-five Cents 1970, Coin from Bahamas
CoinTwenty-five Cents 1970

Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 26,000 (26000)
Franklin Mint Letters FM 23,000 (23000)
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 Inscription TWENTYFIVE CENTS 1970
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Twenty-five Cents 1970: Known varieties
Variety Proof (Franklin Mint)
Mintage 23,000 (included in total)
Variety Matte finish (Franklin Mint)
Mintage unknown
Twenty-five Cents 1970: References to Information Used
All (28) Coins of Country: Bahamas, Type: Twenty-five Cents
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Twenty-five Cents 1966 1,486,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Twenty-five Cents 1969 1,036,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Twenty-five Cents 1970 49,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Twenty-five Cents 1971 44,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Twenty-five Cents 1972 46,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Twenty-five Cents 1973 37,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Twenty-five Cents 1974 13,000 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1974
Twenty-five Cents 1975 6,245 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1975
Twenty-five Cents 1976 3,853 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1976
Twenty-five Cents 1977 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1977
Twenty-five Cents 1978 3,167 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1978
Twenty-five Cents 1979 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1979
Twenty-five Cents 1980 (Proof only) unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1980
Twenty-five Cents 1981 1,601,980 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1981
Twenty-five Cents 1982 (Proof only) 1,217 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1982
Twenty-five Cents 1983 (Proof only) 1,020 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1983
Twenty-five Cents 1984 (Proof only) 1,036 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1984
Twenty-five Cents 1985 2,000,000 COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1985
Twenty-five Cents 1987 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1987
Twenty-five Cents 1989 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1989
Twenty-five Cents 1991 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1991
Twenty-five Cents 1992 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1992
Twenty-five Cents 1996 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1996
Twenty-five Cents 1997 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1997
Twenty-five Cents 1998 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1998
Twenty-five Cents 2000 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 2000
Twenty-five Cents 2005 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 2005
Twenty-five Cents 2007 unknown COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 2007
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Twenty-five Cents 1970: Details
CountryBahamas
CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Coin TypeTweny-five Cents (Nickel)
Issued1970
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Face Value25 (x Cent)
Mintage49,000
CurrentYes
MaterialNickel
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)24.2600
Mass (g)6.9000
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Twenty-five Cents 1970: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 6