5 Escudos

5 Escudos -  obverse5 Escudos -  reverse

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Features

Country Portugal
Period Second Republic (1926-1974)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1932-1951
Value 5 Escudos (5 PTE)
Currency Escudo (1911-2001)
Composition Silver (.650)
Weight 7 g
Diameter 25.2 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 581
  • 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.

Obverse

The Caravelle sailing boat, the ship of the 15th century

Lettering:
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
FRAGOSO. GR. J. DA SILVA
1948

Translation:
Portuguese Republic
Fragoso. Gr. J. Da Silva
1948

Engraver: João da Silva

Born in Lisbon on 1 December 1888, João da Silva was a Portuguese sculptor, medalist and engraver who studied in Paris and Geneva. He died in 1960.

Reverse

The Portuguese coat of arms (shield in front of a circular design), and the value below

Lettering: 5$00

Translation: 5 Escudos

Engraver: João da Silva

Born in Lisbon on 1 December 1888, João da Silva was a Portuguese sculptor, medalist and engraver who studied in Paris and Geneva. He died in 1960.

Edge

Milled

Comments

0.14 oz ASW

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1932  800,000 5.37 7.95 17.77 14.22 19%
1933  6,717,251 2.37 3.99 7.08 5.92 23.29 48%
1934  1,012,152 3.59 6.52 8.88 33.32 40.08 18%
1937  1,500,000 10.07 29.91 9%
1940  1,500,000 4.51 11.85 25.59 13%
1942  2,051,247 3.32 3.55 5.33 12.50 27%
1943  1,353,742 5.92 12.44 10.66 12%
1946  404,000 2.67 6.04 12.44 14%
1947  2,419,590 2.82 4.81 5.92 8.29 10.66 30%
1948  2,017,874 4.74 4.41 9.48 10.66 24%
1951  965,836 4.81 5.92 4.74 10.66 18%

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