Twenty-five Cents 1972, Coin from Bahamas - detailed information

Twenty-five Cents 1972, Coin from Bahamas
CoinTwenty-five Cents 1972

MintFranklin Mint Mint MarkLetters FM Total Mintage46,000
Obverse

Diademed and draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Second portrait", by Arnold Machin); around above, COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS; around below, ELIZABETH II.

Obverse Inscription COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
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 1972. The mint mark is in the lower right, under the waves.

Reverse Inscription TWENTYFIVE CENTS 1972
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Twenty-five Cents 1972: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: 35,000 (included in total)
Variety Matte finish
Mintage Issued: unknown
Twenty-five Cents 1972: References to Information Used
All (28) Coins of Country: Bahamas, Type: Twenty-five Cents
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Twenty-five Cents 1966 1,486,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Twenty-five Cents 1969 1,036,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Twenty-five Cents 1970 49,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS
Twenty-five Cents 1971 44,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Twenty-five Cents 1972 46,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Twenty-five Cents 1973 37,000 Queen Elizabeth II - 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 1972: Details
CountryBahamas
CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Coin TypeTweny-five Cents (Nickel)
Issued1972
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait, by Arnold Machin
Face Value25 (x Cent)
Mintage46,000
CurrentYes
MaterialNickel
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)24.2600
Mass (g)6.9000
OCC IDPNXY-DENZ-CAYA-EVRB
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Twenty-five Cents 1972: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 20