200 Escudos Afonso de Albuquerque; Silver

Features

Issuer Portugal
Period Third Republic (1974-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1995
Value 200 Escudos (200 PTE)
Currency Escudo (1911-2001)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 26.5 g
Diameter 36 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 28 February 2002
Number N# 58688
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 681a
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

VI Portuguese Discoveries Series - Afonso de Albuquerque and Malacca

Obverse

Portuguese coat of arms, and to the right, the Flor de la Mar, ship commanded by Albuquerque during the attack of Malacca, Malaysia

Lettering:
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
200 esc
INCM
1995
FLOR DE LAMAR
S.MACHADO

Engraver: Raul Machado

Reverse

Standing portrait of Afonso de Albuquerque who seized Malacca in 1511. Behind, the ruins of the Porta de Santiago, of which only remains of the fortress remain he built then.

Lettering:
MELAKA . 1511 . MALACA
AFONSO D(E) ALBUQUERQUE

Edge

Reeded

Mint

INCM Lisbon, Portugal

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1995 INCM 12 000 30% In Sets Only
1995 INCM 20 000 $ 18 77% Proof

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Country: Portugal
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