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Numismatic Coins

The Numismatic Coin Programme was initiated with the issuance of two specimen Silver sets in 1966: a 7-coin and 9-coin set. These sets were designed by renowned British artist Arnold Machin, and were minted by the Royal Mint of London. Generally, proof/non-proof Gold and Silver commemorative coins are produced in collaboration with a promoter for sale to coin dealers and numismatists. In fact, many of the coin programmes commemorate events of both national and international significance, such as Bahamian Independence, the Olympic Games, the 500th Anniversary of Columbus' discovery of the New World, the World Cup; and have featured various wildlife themes. The numismatic programme is administered through the Banking Department.

Commemorative coins are available for purchase via the authorized dealers listed in this document (PDF)

Image Description Year Diameter Weight Material Issue Limit Minted Availability
2019 $250 Bahamas Conch Shell 2019 38.61mm 31.21g .9999 fine gold 100 Royal Mint Available via Dealers
2019 $100 Atlantic Blue Marlin 2019 22.00mm 7.80g .9999 pure gold 100 Royal Mint Available via Dealers
2018 $250 Gold Proof Atlantic Blue Marlin Coin 2018 - 31.21gms .9999 pure gold 100 Royal Mint Available Via Dealers
$10 Silver Coin - Rio 2016 Women's 400m Gold Medal (MSRP $75.00) 2017 38.61mm 28.28gms .925 silver 1000 Royal Mint Royal Mint
$10 Silver Coin - Rio 2016 Men's 4x400m Relay Bronze Medal (MSRP $75.00) 2017 38.61mm 28.28gms .925 silver 1000 Royal Mint Available Via Dealers
$10 Silver Proof Coin, Islands of The Bahamas Series: Inagua Flamingo (MSRP $140.00) 2018 39mm 31.1gms .9999 pure silver 500 Royal Canadian Mint Royal Canadian Mint
$10 Silver Proof Coin, Islands of The Bahamas Series: Bimini Sportfishing (MSRP $140.00) 2017 39mm 31.1gms .9999 pure silver 500 Royal Canadian Mint Royal Canadian Mint
$10 Silver Proof Coin, Islands of The Bahamas Series: Exuma Wildlife (MSRP $140.00) 2015 39mm 31.1gms .9999 pure silver 500 Royal Canadian Mint Out of Stock
$10 Silver Proof Coin, Islands of The Bahamas Series: Nassau Junkanoo (MSRP $130.00) 2016 39mm 31.1gms .9999 pure silver 1000 Royal Canadian Mint Available via Dealers
$10 Silver Proof Coin, Islands of The Bahamas Series: Aerial View (MSRP $120.00) 2014 39mm 31.1gms .9999 pure silver 1000 Royal Canadian Mint Out of Stock
50th Anniversary of Grand Bahama Port Authority $2500 Gold Proof Coin 2005 72mm 373.5gms .999 Gold 12 Royal Mint Out of Stock
50th Anniversary of Grand Bahama Port Authority $250 Gold Proof Coin 2005 38.61mm 31.10gms .999 Gold 110 Royal Mint Out of Stock
50th Anniversary of Grand Bahama Port Authority $2 Silver Proof Coin 2005 38.61mm 28.28gms .925 Silver 1100 Royal Mint Available Via Dealers
30th Anniversary of Central Bank of The Bahamas $10 Silver Proof Coin 2004 38.61mm 28.28gms Sterling .925 Silver 1000 Royal Mint Out of Stock
2000 $10 Silver Proof Golden Girls Coin 2000 38.61mm 31.10gms Sterling Silver .925 5000 - 5000
2000 $2 Cupro Nickel Millennium Coin 2000 38.61mm 31.10gms Cu/Nickel - - Available Via Dealers
2000 $250 Gold Proof Golden Girls Coin 2000 38.61 31.10gms .999 Gold 1000 - Out of Stock
1900 HM The Queen Mother's Centenary 2000 2 Dollars 2000 38.61mm 28.10gms .925 Sterling Silver - Outer ring plated with fine Gold 10000 Royal Mint Out of Stock
1999 Bahamas Silver Proof $25 Coin - 25th Anniversary of The Central Bank of The Bahamas 1999 63.00mm 136.08gms Sterling .925 Silver 1000 Royal Mint Out of Stock
1998 Bahamas Proof Set 25th Anniversary of Independence
Five Dollars (Fort Charlotte) 1998 36.00mm 31.10gms sterling .925 Silver - Royal Mint Out of Stock
Two Dollars (Hope Town Lighthouse) 1998 34.00mm 16.85gms sterling .925 Silver - Royal Mint Out of Stock
One Dollar (Conch Shell) 1998 32.00mm 18.14gms Cu/Nickel - Royal Mint Out of Stock
Fifty Cents (Blue Marlin) 1998 29.01mm 10.37gms Cu/Nickel - Royal Mint Out of Stock
Twenty Five Cents (Sloop) 1998 24.26mm 5.67gms Nickel - Royal Mint Out of Stock
Fifteen Cents (Hibiscus) 1998 21.59 6.48gms Cu/Nickel - Royal Mint Out of Stock
Ten Cents (Bonefish) 1998 23.50mm 5.51gms Cu/Nickel - Royal Mint Out of Stock
Five Cents (Pineapple) 1998 21.01mm 3.89gms Cu/Nickel - Royal Mint Out of Stock
One Cent (Starfish) 1998 19.05mm 2.50gms Copper-plated Zinc - Royal Mint Out of Stock
Bahamas Silver Proof $10 Coin - Fiftieth Anniversary of the University of the West Indies 1998 38.61mm 31.10gms .999 fine Silver 1000 Royal Mint Available Via Dealers
25th Anniversary of Independence $25 Silver Proof Coin 1998 63.00mm 136.08gms .925 sterling Silver 1000 Royal Mint Available Via Dealers
Bahamas $250 Gold Proof 25th Anniversary of Independence 1998 38.61mm 47.54gms .999 fine Gold 250 Royal Mint Available Via Dealers
World Cup France 1998 2 Dollars 1998 - 23.33gms .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
Two Dollars Hope Town Lighthouse 1998 - - - - - Out of Stock
WWF Conserving Nature Two Dollars 1997 - - - - - Out of Stock
22 Coin-Set Out of Stock
Mongolia 500 1997 - - - - - Out of Stock
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For the Children of the World UNICEF - - - - - - Out of Stock
1000 AEBA 1997 - - - - - Out of Stock
State of Bahrain 5BD 1998 - - - - - Out of Stock
For the Children of the World 10 Dollars 1997 - - - - - Out of Stock
For the Children of the World Kwacha 1997 - - - - - Out of Stock
Cong Hoa Xa Hoi Chu Nghi Vietnam 100 Dong UNICEF 1997 - - - - - Out of Stock
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For the Children of the World Thailand 1997 - - - - - Out of Stock
For the Children of the World 1998 1998 - - - - - Out of Stock
For the Children of the World Nepal Rs 500 1997 - - - - - Out of Stock
2000 FORINT Magyar Koztarsasag - A Vilag Gyermekeiert 1998 - - - - - Out of Stock
For the Children of the World Two Dollars (Commonwealth of The Bahamas) 1997 - - - - - Out of Stock
Third Millennium Year 2000 2 Dollars 1996 - 3.11gms .999 Gold - - Available via Dealers
Olympic Games 1996 2 Dollars 1996 - 23.33gms .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
Third Millenium Year 2000 Out of Stock
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10 Dollars 1996 - 15.55gms .999 Gold - - Out of Stock
5 Dollars 1996 - 7.775gms .999 Gold - - Out of Stock
Third Millennium Year 2000 1 Dollar 1996 38.61mm 31.10gms .999 Fine Silver 5000 Valcambi, SA Out of Stock
2-Coin Set 1995 Gold Bullion Bahamian Flamingo Out of Stock
10 Dollars 1995 - - Gold - - Out of Stock
5 Dollars 1995 - - Gold - - Out of Stock
Flora and Fauna Bahama Parrot Ten Dollars 1995 - 141.4gms .999 Silver - - Out of Stock
3-Coin Set Flora and Fauna Colour Coin Programme - Two Dollars 1995 Silver Proof Valcambi S.A. Out of Stock
- 1995 - - - - Valcambi S.A. Out of Stock
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Hibiscus 1995 38.61mm 1 Oz .999 Silver 25000 Valcambi S.A. Out of Stock
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Caribbean Monk Seal 1995 38.61mm 28.28gr .999 Silver 10000 Valcambi S.A. Out of Stock
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Parrot 1995 38.61mm 28.28gr .999 Silver 10000 Valcambi S.A. Out of Stock
Whales of the World Kilo Coin 100 Dollars (Humpback Whale) 1995 - 1000gms .999 Silver - - Out of Stock
$25 Dollar Gold Bullion Flamingo Coin (1 ounce) 1995 - 31.103gms .999 Gold - - Available via Dealers
$10 Dollar Fold Bullion Flamingo Coin (1/2 ounce) 1995 - 15.55 .999 Gold - - Out of Stock
$5 Gold Bullion Flamingo Coin (1/5 ounce) 1995 - 6.22gms .999 Gold - - Out of Stock
$2 Gold Bullion Flamingo Coin (1/10 ounce) 1995 - 3.11gms .999 Gold - - Out of Stock
$1 Gold Bullion Flamingo Coin (1/25 ounce) 1995 - 1.24gms .999 Gold - - Out of Stock
1995 Silver Proof Flora and Fauna Bahama Parrot Two Dollars 1995 38.61mm 28.28 grms .999 Silver 10000 Valcambi, SA Out of Stock
1995 Silver Proof Flora and Fauna Hibiscus Two Dollars 1995 38.61mm 23.33gms .925 Silver 10000 Valcambi, SA Out of Stock
Hole in One One Dollar 1994 38.61mm - Cu/Nickel - - Out of Stock
Junkanoo Festival 50 Dollars 1994 22mm 6.48gms .900 Gold - - Available Via Dealers
Ponce De Leon 1994 Bahamas $5 Silver Proof Coin 1994 38.61mm 23.33gms .925 Sterling Silver 10000 Valcambi, S.A. Out of Stock
Bahamas 1994 Royal Visit Commemorative Gold Proof Coin $250 1994 38.61mm 47.54gms 22 carat Gold 100 Royal Mint Out of Stock
Hole In One Ten Dollars 1994 23mm 7.776gms .999 Gold - - Out of Stock
Endangered Wildlife 5 Dollars (Whistling Duck) 1994 38.61mm 23.33gms .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
5 Dollars Bahamas (Space Shuttle and Satellite) 1994 36mm 23.33gms .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
Juan Ponce de Leon 5 Dollars 1994 - 23.33gms .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
Royal Visit Bahamas March 1994 250 Dollars 1994 38.61mm 47.54gms .916 Gold - - Out of Stock
Charles Vane; Edward Teach and Howell Davis Coin Specs are as follows:
- 1993 38.61mm 28.28gms .925 Silver 5000 - -
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Captain Charles Vane 1993 38.61mm 28.28gms .925 Silver 5000 - Available Via Dealers
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Captain Edward Teach 1993 38.61mm 28.28gms .925 Silver 5000 - Out of Stock
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Captain Howell Davis 1993 38.61mm 28.28gms .925 Silver 5000 - Available Via Dealers
Discovery of The New World 250 Dollars 1992 38.61mm 47.538gms .916 Gold - - Out of Stock
Twenty Five Dollars (Flamingo) (Jewellery Coin) 1992 26mm 7.77 .583 Gold - - Out of Stock
Five Dollars (Flamingo) (Jewellery Coin) 1992 13.92mm 1.58gms .583 Gold - - Out of Stock
500th Anniversary of the Discovery of The New World 1992 100mm 999.993gms .999 Silver - - Available Via Dealers
1992 One Hundred Dollar Gold Proof Coin 1992 22mm 100 grains .900 fine Gold 5000 Perth Mint Out of Stock
Discovery of The New World - Bahamas Quincenntennial 1991 Five Dollar Silver Proof Coin Out of Stock
- 1991 36mm 300 grains .925 Sterling Silver - Goldcorp Out of Stock
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Abolition of Slavery 1862 $5 Silver Proof 1991 36mm 19.44 .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
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October 12, 1492 $5 Silver Proof 1991 36mm 19.44 .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
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Voyage of Columbus $5 Silver Proof 1991 36mm 19.44 .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
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Declaration of Independence 1776 $5 Silver Proof 1991 36mm 19.439 .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
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Discovery of Canada 1534 Jacques Cartier $5 Silver Proof 1991 36mm 19.44 .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
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Bahamas First Landfall 1492 $5 Silver Proof 1991 36mm 19.44 .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
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Electric Light 1879 Thomas Edison $5 Silver Proof 1992 36mm 19.439 .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
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Motorcar for the Multitudes 1913 Henry Ford $5 Silver Proof 1992 36mm 19.44 .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
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Manned Flight 1903 $5 Silver Proof 1992 36mm 19.439 .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
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Panama Canal 1914 $5 Silver Proof 1992 36mm 19.439 .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
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Simon Boliva and Jose Juan Martin $5 Silver Proof 1992 36mm 19.439 .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
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We Came in Peace for All Mankind $5 Silver Proof 1992 36mm 19.439 .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
Discovery of The New World 1990 Twenty Five Dollar Silver Proof 1990 63mm 136.076gms .925 Sterling Silver 5000 Perth Mint Available Via Dealers
Two Dollars (Flamingo) Silver Proof 1989 34mm 16.847gms .925 Silver - - Available Via Dealers
Christopher Columbus October 12, 1492 (Discovery) $25 Silver Proof 1989 63mm 136.076gms .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
9-Coin Set Central Bank of The Bahamas Christopher Columbus October 12, 1492 (Set in Green Perspex Stand) 1989 - - .925 Silver - - Out of Stock
San Salvador Queen Isabella and Columbus 1987 Ten Dollars Proof Silver 1987 38.61mm 436.42 .925 Silver 10000 Stuttgart Mint, West Germ Out of Stock
XIII Commonwealth Games Silver Commemorative 10 Dollars 1986 38.61mm 28.28gms .925 Silver 20000 Royal Mint Available Via Dealers
San Salvador Christopher Columbus 1985 Twenty Five Dollar Proof Silver Coin 1985 61mm 1850 grains .925 Silver 20000 Valcambi, SA Available Via Dealers
Royal Visit Elizabeth II 10 Dollars 1985 38.61mm 28.28gms .925 Silver - - Available Via Dealers
Ten Dollar Silver Coin of The Bahamas 1984 38.61mm 29.17gms .500 fine Silver - - Available Via Dealers
America's Cup Challenge (1,000 Dollar Gold Proof) 1983 38mm 41.471gms .900 Gold - - Out of Stock
1982 $50 Gold Proof Coin of The Bahamas (Blue Marlin) 1982 - 2.68gms .500 fine Gold Limited - Available Via Dealers
Royal Wedding 1981 $500 Proof Gold Coin 1981 32mm 400 grains .900 fine Gold - Royal Mint Available Via Dealers
250th Anniversary of the Parliament of The Bahamas 25 Dollars 1979 61mm 119.876 .925 Silver - - Available Via Dealers
250th Anniversary of the Parliament of The Bahamas Princess Anne Commemorative Visit 250 Dollars 1979 26.16mm 10.8gms .900 Gold - - Available Via Dealers
2-Coin Set 1978 Gold Proof 5th Anniversary of Independence Valcambi S.A. Available Via Dealers
Obverse 1978 27mm 13.608gms .916 Gold - Valcambi S.A. Available Via Dealers
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Sir Milo Butler 1978 27mm 13.608gms .916 Gold - Valcambi S.A. Available Via Dealers
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HRH Prince Charles 1978 27mm 13.608gms .916 Gold - Valcambi S.A. Available Via Dealers
Fifth Anniversary of Independence 10 July 1973 Sir Milo Butler Governor General Ten Dollars 1978 50mm 45.359gms .925 Silver - - Available Via Dealers
Fifth Anniversary of Independence 10 July 1973 HRH Prince Charles Ten Dollars 1978 50mm 45.359gms .925 Silver - Valcambi, SA Out of Stock
Ten-Dollar Independence Coin of The Bahamas 1976 50mm 750 grains sterling Silver - The Franklin Mint Available Via Dealers
100 Gold Proof 3rd Anniversary of Independence Coin 1976 21mm 5.46gms .916 Gold - - Available Via Dealers
1975 Commonwealth of The Bahamas $100 Proof - Second Anniversary of Independence July 10, 1973 1975 21mm 5.46gms .916 Gold - - Available Via Dealers
4-Coin Set 1974 Gold Non-Proof Full Set Available Via Dealers
Coat of Arms $200 1874 28mm 10.92gms .916 Gold - - Available Via Dealers
Crawfish $150 1974 24mm 8.19gms .916 Gold - - Available Via Dealers
Flamingo $100 1974 21mm 5.46gms .916 Gold - - Available Via Dealers
White Crown Pigeon $50 1974 17mm 2.73gms .916 Gold - - Available Via Dealers
Coat of Arms $200 1974 28mm 10.92gms .916 Gold - - Out of Stock
Crawfish $150 1974 24mm 8.19gms .916 Gold - - Out of Stock
Flamingo $100 1974 21mm 5.46gms .916 Gold - - Available Via Dealers
White Crown Pigeon $50 1974 17mm 2.73gms .916 Gold - - Out of Stock
Bahamas Monetary Authority Three Dollar Note 1968 - - - - - Available Via Dealers
Twenty Dollars Gold Proof 1967 21mm 7.7988 .917 Gold - - Available Via Dealers

Commemorative coins are available for purchase via the authorized dealers listed in this document (PDF)