Two Dollars 1981 (Cupronickel proof), Coin from Bahamas - detailed information

Two Dollars 1981 (Cupronickel proof), Coin from Bahamas
CoinTwo Dollars 1981 (Cupronickel proof)

MintFranklin Mint Mint MarkLetters FM Mintageunknown
Obverse

At centre, Coat of Arms of The Bahamas: a shield, depicting the Santa Maria ship of Christopher Columbus below a rising sun, supported by a marlin and a flamingo; the shield in surmounted by a helmet with a conch shell and leaves; below on ribbon, FORWARD UPWARD ONWARD TOGETHER; around, COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS; below, the date 1981.

Obverse Inscription COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 1981
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.

Reverse Inscription TWO DOLLARS
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
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Two Dollars 1981 (Cupronickel proof): Details
CountryBahamas
CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Coin TypeTwo Dollars (Pelicans)
Issued1981
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
Face Value2 (x Dollar)
Mintageunknown
CurrentYes
Material0.925 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)40
Mass (g)29.8000
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Two Dollars 1981 (Cupronickel proof): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 66b