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500 Dollars Royal Wedding

Features

Country The Bahamas
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1981
Value 500 Dollars
500 BSD = 500 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 25.92 g
Diameter 32.00 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 88,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
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Schön# 61,
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
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Fr# 28a
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Commemorative issue

Royal Wedding

Obverse

Bust of the Queen Elizabeth II turned to the right.

Lettering:
THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS
· ELIZABETH II ·

Engraver: Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

Busts of Prince Charles and Lady Diana turned to the left.

Lettering:
· ROYAL WEDDING · · 500 DOLLARS ·
19 81

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1981  5,000 Proof

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