Bahamas 2009 cent

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
from the Mountain Groan Collection

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.

Source:

  • Bruce, Colin R., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 35th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.

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