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Coin: Two Dollars 1971

CountryBahamas CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Face value2 (x Dollar) TypeTwo Dollars (Pelicans)
Year1971 CurrentYes
Mintage148,000 (148000)
NameMint markMintage
Franklin Mint Letters FM 148,000 (148000)
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

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


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. The mint mark of the Franklin Mint (monogram letter F on letter M) is in the lower right.

Around above, denomination TWO DOLLARS and date 1971.

Reverse inscriptionTWO DOLLARS 1971
Edge Edge inscriptionNone
Two Dollars 1971: Known varieties
Proof 60,000 (included in main number)
Two Dollars 1971: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 23
Two Dollars 1971: References to Information Used
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
American Bullion Inc. - Free Gold Guide
American Bullion Inc. - Free Gold Guide
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)