The Bahama Islands Elizabeth II $5 Silver Coin is a celebration of peace on the high seas. This is a classic coin from 1966 with a design that is a tribute to the defeat of the pirates that blocked commerce in the Bahama Islands for so long. This coin is a great way to get some silver into your collection with it being made with .925 silver content.
- Made with .925 silver content
- Obverse designs may vary
- Reverse designs may vary
This coin is a high-quality coin minted at the Royal Mint in London. The design is a classic design that features the queen on the obverse side and the coat of arms with the motto of the Bahamas on the other side. This coin is dated 1966 coin but this coin was only available from 1966-1970.
The obverse design is of Queen Elizabeth II. Unlike many coins on the market that have the image of the queen, this one is not a design widely used around the world. This design is by Arnold Machin, a British artist. In this picture, the queen is very young and wearing a tiara on her head. She looks relaxed and yet very regal. To the left of her is ‘Elizabeth II’. To the right of her is ‘Bahama Islands’.
On the reverse side of the coin is the Coat of Arms of the Bahamas. This consists of a shield with two sections. In the top section is a crown. In the bottom section are two large merchant ships. At the bottom of the coat of arms is the Latin phrase ‘EXPULTIS PIRATIS RESTITUTA COMMERCIA’ which translates to ‘Pirates defeated, commerce restored’. Above the Coat of Arms is ‘FIVE DOLLARS’ and to the right is ‘1966’.
The Bahama Islands Elizabeth II $5 Silver Coin is a great way to add some silver to your collection while adding a piece of history to your collection. Get yours today.