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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,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Gomes# R 147.01
Alberto Gomes; 1991. Moedas Portuguesas. Associação Numismatica de Portugal, Lisbon, 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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