Bahamas 2009 cent
This specimen is one of a type struck for the Bahamas beginning in 2006. In 2009, the weight was reduced to 1.75 g from 2.5 g. The starfish reverse makes this coin a popular souvenir for sunburned tourists.
Recorded mintage: unknown but common.
Specification: 1.75 g, copper-plated zinc, 17 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 218.2.
- Bruce, Colin R., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 35th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.