Information about legend: COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS [year]

COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS [year] (1973 - )
LegendCOMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS [year]
Full textCOMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS [year]
Description

This legend has been displayed on coinage of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas after the country gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1973. It does not mention Queen Elizabeth II, even though she is Queen of the Bahamas. On earlier coinage, her legend was rendered as ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS (1966 - 1970) or COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II (1971 - 1973).

Below, you can find a list of the individual coins that have COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS [year] on their obverse.

COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS [year] - Bahamas - Coins (167)
Coin NameMintageEffigy
Five Cents 1973 (Commonwealth of the Bahamas) 1,000,000
Ten Cents 1973 (Commonwealth of the Bahamas) 1,000,000
One Cent 1974 176,000
Fifteen Cents 1974 109,000
Fifty Cents 1974 12,000
One Dollar 1974 12,000
Ten Cents 1974 111,000
Five Dollars 1974 (Silver proof) 126,000
Twenty-five Cents 1974 13,000
Five Cents 1974 117,000
Two Dollars 1974 (Silver proof) 166,000
Fifty Cents 1975 5,028
Five Cents 1975 unknown
Ten Cents 1975 3,038,845
Fifteen Cents 1975 36,345
Five Dollars 1975 (Silver proof) 36,258
One Cent 1975 92,845
One Dollar 1975 4,445
Two Dollars 1975 (Silver proof) 54,110
Twenty-five Cents 1975 6,245
Two Dollars 1976 (Silver proof) 39,681
Fifteen Cents 1976 27,953
Five Dollars 1976 (Silver proof) 25,791
Ten Cents 1976 30,453
Fifty Cents 1976 2,653
Five Cents 1976 36,453
Twenty-five Cents 1976 3,853
One Dollar 1976 2,053
One Cent 1976 84,453
Fifteen Cents 1977 15,213
Twenty-five Cents 1977 unknown
Five Dollars 1977 (Silver proof) 12,001
One Dollar 1977 1,313
One Cent 1977 3,071,713
Five Cents 1977 23,713
Fifty Cents 1977 1,913
Two Dollars 1977 (Silver proof) 16,246
Ten Cents 1977 17,713
One Dollar 1978 (Prooflike and proof only) 1,367
Two Dollars 1978 (Silver proof) 12,067
One Cent 1978 67,698
Five Cents 1978 19,698
Fifty Cents 1978 1,867
Five Dollars 1978 (Silver proof) 8,175
Twenty-five Cents 1978 3,167
Fifteen Cents 1978 11,198
Ten Cents 1978 13,698
Twenty-five Cents 1979 unknown
Two Dollars 1979 (Silver proof) 2,353
One Cent 1979 unknown
One Dollar 1979 (Proof only) 2,053
Five Dollars 1979 (Silver proof) 2,053
Five Cents 1979 (Proof only) 2,053
Ten Cents 1979 (Proof only) 2,053
Fifteen Cents 1979 (Proof only) 2,053
Fifty Cents 1979 (Proof only) 2,053
Five Dollars 1980 (Silver proof) 2,084
Ten Cents 1980 2,502,084
Fifteen Cents 1980 (Proof only) 2,084
Five Cents 1980 (Proof only) 2,084
One Cent 1980 4,002,084
One Dollar 1980 (Proof only) 2,084
Two Dollars 1980 (Silver proof) 2,084
Fifty Cents 1980 (Proof only) 2,084
Twenty-five Cents 1980 (Proof only) unknown
Fifteen Cents 1981 (Proof only) 1,980
One Cent 1981 5,001,980
Ten Cents 1981 (Proof only) 1,980
Twenty-five Cents 1981 1,601,980
Fifty Cents 1981 (Proof only) 1,980
Two Dollars 1981 (Cupronickel proof) unknown
Five Cents 1981 unknown
One Dollar 1981 (Proof only) 1,980
One Dollar 1982 (Proof only) 1,217
Twenty-five Cents 1982 (Proof only) 1,217
Fifty Cents 1982 (Proof only) 1,217
Five Cents 1982 (Proof only) 1,217
Ten Cents 1982 2,001,217
One Cent 1982 5,001,217
Fifteen Cents 1982 (Proof only) 1,217
One Dollar 1983 (Proof only) 1,020
Fifteen Cents 1983 (Proof only) 1,020
Ten Cents 1983 (Proof only) 1,020
Fifty Cents 1983 (Proof only) 1,020
Five Cents 1983 2,001,020
One Cent 1983 8,001,020
Twenty-five Cents 1983 (Proof only) 1,020
Fifteen Cents 1984 (Proof only) 1,036
Five Cents 1984 unknown
One Dollar 1984 (Proof only) 1,036
Fifty Cents 1984 (Proof only) 1,036
Twenty-five Cents 1984 (Proof only) 1,036
One Cent 1984 unknown
Ten Cents 1984 (Proof only) 1,036
Five Cents 1985 (Proof only) 7,500
One Cent 1985 12,007,500
One Dollar 1985 (Proof only) 7,500
Ten Cents 1985 2,007,500
Twenty-five Cents 1985 2,000,000
Fifteen Cents 1985 (Proof only) 7,500
Fifty Cents 1985 (Proof only) 7,500
Five Cents 1987 4,000,000
Twenty-five Cents 1987 unknown
Ten Cents 1987 3,000,000
One Cent 1987 12,000,000
Twenty-five Cents 1989 unknown
Ten Cents 1989 unknown
Fifteen Cents 1989 unknown
One Dollar 1989 unknown
Fifty Cents 1989 unknown
Two Dollars 1989 (Silver proof) 4,000
One Cent 1989 12,000,000
Five Cents 1989 unknown
One Cent 1990 unknown
One Cent 1991 unknown
One Dollar 1991 unknown
Five Cents 1991 unknown
Fifteen Cents 1991 unknown
Twenty-five Cents 1991 unknown
Two Dollars 1991 (Silver proof) 600
Fifty Cents 1991 unknown
Ten Cents 1991 unknown
Five Cents 1992 unknown
Fifty Cents 1992 unknown
Twenty-five Cents 1992 unknown
Ten Cents 1992 unknown
Fifteen Cents 1992 unknown
One Cent 1992 unknown
One Dollar 1992 unknown
One Dollar 1994 (Golf) 20,000
One Cent 1995 unknown
Five Cents 1996 unknown
One Cent 1996 unknown
Twenty-five Cents 1996 unknown
Fifteen Cents 1996 unknown
Fifty Cents 1996 unknown
One Dollar 1996 unknown
Ten Cents 1996 unknown
One Cent 1997 unknown
Twenty-five Cents 1997 unknown
Ten Cents 1998 unknown
Five Cents 1998 unknown
One Dollar 1998 (Proof only) unknown
Twenty-five Cents 1998 unknown
Fifteen Cents 1998 (Proof only) unknown
One Cent 1998 unknown
Fifty Cents 1998 (Proof only) unknown
One Cent 1999 unknown
Five Cents 1999 unknown
Five Cents 2000 unknown
Ten Cents 2000 unknown
Twenty-five Cents 2000 unknown
One Cent 2000 unknown
One Cent 2001 unknown
One Cent 2004 unknown
Five Cents 2004 unknown
Fifteen Cents 2005 unknown
Twenty-five Cents 2005 unknown
Ten Cents 2005 unknown
Five Cents 2005 unknown
One Cent 2006 unknown
Five Cents 2006 unknown
Ten Cents 2007 unknown
Twenty-five Cents 2007 unknown
One Cent 2007 unknown
One Cent 2009 unknown
One Cent 2014 unknown
Legend: Details
Year From1973
Year To
CountryBahamas
Legend: Photos
ImageDetails
: Photo Bahamas - 25 Cents - 1976
Copyright: Numi Art Collection
Notes: Nickel coin.
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