100 Escudos Nuno Tristão; Silver

Features

Issuer Portugal
Period Third Republic (1974-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1987
Value 100 Escudos (100 PTE)
Currency Escudo (1911-2001)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 16.5 g
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 25326
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 640a
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Series I of Discoveries: Navigations & Discoveries of the Western Coast of Africa - Nuno Tristão

Obverse

Portuguese shield flanked by crowns within circle.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA PORTUGUESA
100 ESCUDOS

Engraver: Isabel * F. Branco

Reverse

A caravel with lateen sails, the boat used by Nuno Tristão during his navigations down the coast of Africa (ordered by Henry, the Navigator). In 1446 during his last voyage, he reached the river Gambia. Date of the coin below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
NVNO TRISTÃO
RIO
GAMBIA
1446
ISABEL · F BRANCO
1987
incm

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1987  50 000 $ 9.80 71%
1987  20 000 $ 16 36% Proof

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Country: Portugal
Languages: English Portuguese
Numista Rarity index: 51 Search tips
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Bullion value: USD 9.34 Search tips
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