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Coin - 1 Dollar, Bahamas, 1974 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20667

1 Dollar, Issued by, Bahamas, 1974.
Minted at Franklin (USA)
Statement Of Significance:
The Bahamas gained independence from Great Britain on 10 July 1973. On this issue the head of Queen Elizabeth II, which had been employed up to that date, was replaced by the Coat of Arms of the islands.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1986
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 39 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 16.156 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: sea shells, british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Franklin Mint, USA, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Bahamas
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Decimal
DateEra: 1974 AD
Denomination: 1 Dollar
Obverse Description: At centre, Arms of The Bahamas: a shield, depicting the Santa Maria 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, 1974
Reverse Description: At centre above wreath of sea-weed, a conch shell; above, ONE DOLLAR
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: round
Material: Copper-Nickel
Issued By: Bahamas, 1974
Mint: Franklin (USA) (Mint), United States of America, 1974
References: KM#65
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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