Menu

200 Escudos Vasco da Gama; Platinum

200 Escudos (Vasco da Gama; Platinum) -  obverse200 Escudos (Vasco da Gama; Platinum) -  reverse

Features

Country Portugal
Type Non circulating coin
Year 1998
Value 200 Escudos (200 PTE)
Metal Platinum (.999)
Weight 31.12 g
Diameter 36 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 709c
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

IX Portuguese Discoveries Series - Vasco da Gama

Obverse

Representation of the 3 boats of the first journey of V. da Gama to India, the largest San Gabriel , the San Rafael, and the Berrio. Top left , coat of arms of Portugal around the country name and dates.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
200
esc
1998

Engraver: Raul de Sousa Machado

Reverse

Portrait of Vasco da Gama 3/4 left, around, name and dates of his first trip from Lisboa to Calicut or Kozhikode, the city of spices, in Kerala, India.

Lettering:
PRIMEIRA VIAGEM LISBOA CALECUTE
VAS
CO
DA
GA
MA
· 8 JULHO 1497 - 20 MAIO 1498 ·

Engraver: Raul de Sousa Machado

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1998 INCM 1,000 Proof

Get this coin

No member from this site currently wants to exchange this coin.

Numista Rarity index: 100 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from Portugal

Contribute to the catalogue

Modify or add data about this coin
200 Escudos (Vasco da Gama; Platinum)