Bahamas 1973 20 dollars

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This specimen was struck in 1973 in honor of obtaining independence from Great Britain. It was accompanied by a ten dollars in gold and a suite of silver commemoratives.

Recorded mintage: 8,660 plus 1.260 plus an unknown number struck of 18 karat gold (KM 43).

Specification: 2.90 g, .585 fine gold, 19 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 44 (14 karat fine).


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.

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