5 Cents - Elizabeth II

5 Cents - Elizabeth II -  obverse5 Cents - Elizabeth II -  reverse

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Features

Issuer The Bahamas
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1966-1970
Value 5 Cents
0.05 BSD = 0.05 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3.87 g
Diameter 21.00 mm
Thickness 1.44 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 990
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 3,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 2
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Bust of the Queen Elizabeth the II turned to the right.

Lettering: ELIZABETH II BAHAMA ISLANDS

Engraver: Arnold Machin

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

Reverse

Pineapple (Ananas comosus) above garland.

Lettering:
FIVE CENTS
19 69

Engraver: Arnold Machin

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

Edge

Plain

Comments

The obverse of this coin also comes muled with the reverse of a New Zealand 2 cent coin, KM#32. This undated 1967 error is listed as New Zealand KM#33.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1966  2 571 000 $ 0.38 $ 0.15 $ 0.09 $ 0.69 $ 0.26 $ 0.06 $ 0.53 60%
1968  600 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.16 $ 0.26 20%
1969  2 026 000 $ 0.09 $ 0.20 $ 0.27 $ 0.49 $ 0.76 $ 0.80 45%
1969  75 000 $ 0.95 2% Proof
1970  25 722 $ 1.90 4% In sets only
1970  22 827 $ 1.32 3% Proof

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