Two Dollars 1973, Coin from Bahamas - detailed information

Two Dollars 1973, Coin from Bahamas
CoinTwo Dollars 1973

MintFranklin Mint Mint MarkLetters FM Total Mintage93,000
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

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 1973.

Reverse Inscription TWO DOLLARS 1973
EdgeEdge InscriptionNone
Two Dollars 1973: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: 50,000 (included in total)
Two Dollars 1973: References to Information Used
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Two Dollars 1973: Details
CountryBahamas
CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Coin TypeTwo Dollars (Pelicans)
Issued1973
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait, by Arnold Machin
Face Value2 (x Dollar)
Mintage93,000
CurrentYes
Material0.925 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)40
Mass (g)29.8000
OCC IDKLBR-PORR-CABM-OMNY
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Two Dollars 1973: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 23