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200 Escudos Molluques; Silver

Features

Country 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
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-28-2002
References KM# 682a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

VI Portuguese Discoveries Series - Molluques

Obverse

Portuguese coat of arms to the left, above a branch of clove tree (Syzygium aromaticum), below of nutmeg tree (Myristica fragrans). Those spices were search for by Europeans in the 16th century. Both originate from the Maluku Islands.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA 1995
200 ESC. A.MARINHO INCM

Engraver: António Marinho

Reverse

Ship and Maluku Islands, volcanic archipielago among which the influencial Ternate and Tidore kingdoms. The archipelago was named "Spice Islands"

Lettering:
ILHAS DAS ESPECIARIAS MOLUCAS 1512
TERNATE TIDORE

Engraver: António Marinho

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1995 INCM 20,000 41% In sets only
1995 INCM 20,000 66% Proof

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Catalog Portugal 200 Escudos (Molluques; Silver)