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Coin: Two Dollars 1970
Description

CountryBahamas CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Face value2 (x Dollar) TypeTwo Dollars (Pelicans)
Year1970 CurrentYes
Mintage55,000 (55000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 55,000 (55000)
Material0.925 Silver Designer
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)40 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)29.8000
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 1970.

Reverse inscriptionTWO DOLLARS 1970
Edge Edge inscriptionNone
Two Dollars 1970: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof 23,000 (included in main number)
Two Dollars 1970: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 9
Two Dollars 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
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List of all (16) coins of type: Bahamas / Two Dollars
Two Dollars 1966 Two Dollars 1969 Two Dollars 1970 Two Dollars 1971 Two Dollars 1972 Two Dollars 1973
Two Dollars 1974 (Silver proof) Two Dollars 1975 (Silver proof) Two Dollars 1976 (Silver proof) Two Dollars 1977 (Silver proof) Two Dollars 1978 (Silver proof) Two Dollars 1979 (Silver proof)
Two Dollars 1980 (Silver proof) Two Dollars 1981 (Cupronickel proof) Two Dollars 1989 (Silver proof) Two Dollars 1991 (Silver proof)