Brass 1c, Cu-Ni 5c, 10c, 15c, Ni 25c, 0.800 silver 50c and 1 dollar, 0.925 silver 2 and 5 dollars, 1971. KM 16-24. Obverse portrait by Arnold Machin.
COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS · ELIZABETH II · The reverses depict a starfish, a pineapple, two bonefish, a hibiscus flower, a sailing boat, a blue marlin, a conch shell, two flamingos, and the Bahaman coat of arms. In Franklin Mint card sleeve and case of issue, with certificate. The pliofilm pack has been opened. Coins almost FDC with very slight toning.
From 1825 until 1965 the Bahama Islands used British coins and the British currency system. In 1966 the system was changed to dollars and cents, influenced by the proximity of the USA and the large number of tourists.
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