Two Dollars 1971, Coin from Bahamas - detailed information

Two Dollars 1971, Coin from Bahamas
CoinTwo Dollars 1971

MintFranklin Mint Mint MarkLetters FM Total Mintage148,000
Obverse
Bahamas / Two Dollars 1971 - obverse photo

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.

Obverse Inscription COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS
Reverse
Bahamas / Two Dollars 1971 - reverse photo

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 Inscription TWO DOLLARS 1971
EdgeEdge InscriptionNone
Two Dollars 1971: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: 60,000 (included in total)
Two Dollars 1971: References to Information Used
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Two Dollars 1971: Details
CountryBahamas
CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Coin TypeTwo Dollars (Pelicans)
Issued1971
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait, by Arnold Machin
Face Value2 (x Dollar)
Mintage148,000
CurrentYes
Material0.925 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)40
Mass (g)29.8000
OCC IDYAPV-ZOYR-CLXJ-ELMD
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Two Dollars 1971: Photos
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Coin, Bahamas, Elizabeth II, 2 Dollars, 1971
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Coin, Bahamas, Elizabeth II, 2 Dollars, 1971
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Two Dollars 1971: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 23