Two Dollars 1966, Coin from Bahamas - detailed information

Two Dollars 1966, Coin from Bahamas
CoinTwo Dollars 1966

MintRoyal Mint Mintage104,000
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

Two flamingos (national bird of the Bahamas) facing each other, sunrise or sunset in the sea in the background, wreath of flowers surrounding the bottom half.

Around above, denomination TWO DOLLARS and date 1966.

Reverse Inscription TWO DOLLARS 1966
EdgeEdge InscriptionNone
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Two Dollars 1966: Details
CountryBahamas
CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Coin TypeTwo Dollars (Pelicans)
Issued1966
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Face Value2 (x Dollar)
Mintage104,000
CurrentYes
Material0.925 Silver
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)40
Mass (g)29.8000
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Two Dollars 1966: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 9