100 Escudos Discovery of Azores; Silver


Country Portugal
Period Third Republic (1974-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1989
Value 100 Escudos (100 PTE)
Currency Escudo (1911-2001)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 21 g
Diameter 34 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 25366
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References KM# 648a
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Series I of Discoveries – Navigations & Discoveries of the Atlantic archipelagos: Azores


Portuguese coat of arms at right within design, value below



Caravel with lateen sails to the left, and stars within design. Below the boat the dates of the discoveries of the first (Santa Maria 1427) and last Corvo and Flores 1452) islands. Both Portugueses and Flemish navigators were involved. Above, 1439 states for the first official map of the archipelago, and the Authorization by Infante Enrique for the colonization (2 July 1439)




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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1989)  0% In sets only
ND (1989)  50 000 23.14 100% Proof

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