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500 Escudos Vasco da Gama Bridge

500 Escudos (Vasco da Gama Bridge) -  obverse500 Escudos (Vasco da Gama Bridge) -  reverse

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Features

Country Portugal
Period Third Republic (1974-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1998
Value 500 escudos (500 PTE)
Currency Escudo (1911-2001)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 14 g
Diameter 30 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 705,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Gomes# R 147.01
Moedas Portuguesas
by Alberto Gomes
(Associação Numismatica de Portugal)

Commemorative issue

Opening of the Vasco da Gama Bridge

Obverse

Arms of Portugal, legend and value

Lettering:
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
500
escudos
INCM
VITOR SANTOS

Engraver: Vitor Santos

Reverse

A bridge above sails of an old ship, legend and date

Lettering:
PONTE VASCO DA GAMA
1998

Engraver: Vitor Santos

Edge

Reeded

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1998 INCM 1,000,000 4.73 5.86 7.10 7.10

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