Banknotes & Coins

Bahamian Coins

One Cent Coin

A round coin with a smooth edge weighing 1.7g, measuring 17mm in diameter, and 1.2mm in thickness, bearing on the obverse the Coat-of-Arms of The Bahamas together with the words "Commonwealth of The Bahamas" which form a crown around the Coat-of-Arms. Below the Coat-of-Arms is the year that the coin was minted. On the reverse is a depiction of three starfish, together with the text "1 CENT"

Five Cent Coin

A round coin with a smooth edge weighing 3.4g, measuring 21.01mm in diameter, and 1.52mm in thickness, bearing on the obverse the Coat-of-Arms of The Bahamas, together with the words "Commonwealth of The Bahamas" which form a crown around the Coat-of-Arms. Below the Coat-of-Arms is the year that the coin was minted. On the reverse is a depiction of a pineapple, together with the text "5 CENTS".

Ten Cent Coin

A scalloped coin with a smooth edge weighing 5.18g, measuring 23.50mm in diameter, and 1.80mm in thickness, bearing on the obverse the Coat-of-Arms of The Bahamas together with the words “Commonwealth of The Bahamas” which form a crown around the Coat-of-Arms.  Below the Coat-of-Arms is the year that the coin was minted.  On the reverse is a depiction of two bonefish swimming, together with the text "10 CENTS".

Fifteen Cent Coin

A square coin with a smooth edge and rounded corners weighing 6.48g, measuring 21.5mm across the flats, and 2.17mm in thickness, bearing on the obverse the Coat-of-Arms of The Bahamas together with the words "Commonwealth of The Bahamas" which form a crown around the Coat-of-Arms. Below the Coat-of-Arms is the year that the coin was minted. On the reverse is a depiction of a Hibiscus flower, together with the text "FIFTEEN CENTS".

Twenty-five Cent Coin

A round coin with a serrated edge weighing 5.1g, measuring 24.26mm in diameter, and 1.7mm in thickness, bearing on the obverse the Coat-of-Arms of The Bahamas together with the words "Commonwealth of The Bahamas" which form a crown around the Coat-of-Arms. Below the Coat-of-Arms is the year that the coin was minted. On the reverse is a depiction of a Native Sloop, together with the text "25 CENTS".

Banknotes