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50 Escudos

50 Escudos -  obverse50 Escudos -  reverse

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Features

Country Portugal
Period Third Republic (1974-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1986-2001
Value 50 Escudos (50 PTE)
Currency Escudo (1911-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 9.41 g
Diameter 31 mm
Thickness 1.65 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-28-2002
References KM# 636,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 95
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

The coat of arms of Portugal

Lettering:
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
19 88
50
ESCUDOS
E. VAZ incm

Translation:
REPUBLIC OF PORTUGAL
19 88
50
ESCUDOS
E. VAZ incm

Engraver: Euclides Vaz

Reverse

A ship or stylized boat at sail with four fishes below

Engraver: Euclides Vaz

Edge

Coarsely reeded

50 Escudos -  obverse

© ZacUK

Comments

The sail of the ship has a shield with five small shields on it. In 1986 the small shields are all upright (Schön# 95.1). In later years the left and right small shields point toward the center (Schön# 95.2).

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1986  15,110,158 0.30 0.30 0.47 1.11 1.31 2.22 33% Schön# 95.1
1986  50,000 0.8% Schön# 95.1; In sets only
1987  28,248,000 0.18 0.28 0.55 0.82 43% Schön# 95.2
1987  50,000 0.7% Schön# 95.2; In sets only
1988  41,905,000 0.54 0.54 0.79 0.89 1.11 54%
1988  20,000 0.6% In sets only
1989  18,327,000 0.28 0.54 0.66 2.22 32%
1989  30,000 0.5% In sets only
1990  30,000 1.0% In sets only
1991  2,000,000 0.64 1.30 8%
1991  20,000 0.5% In sets only
1992  20,000 1.0% In sets only
1993  20,000 0.9% In sets only
1993  5,000 0.2% Proof
1994  20,000 0.9% In sets only
1994  7,000 0.2% Proof
1995  20,000 0.8% In sets only
1995  5,000 0.3% Proof
1996  15,000 0.7% In sets only
1996  5,000 0.3% Proof
1997  20,000 0.7% In sets only
1997  10,000 0.3% Proof
1998  6,000,000 1.29 1.29 3.04 11%
1998  16,500 0.4% In sets only
1998  7,800 0.7% Proof
1999  12,000,000 0.83 1.18 1.66 13%
1999  15,000 0.5% In sets only
1999  15,000 0.2% Proof
2000  1,000,000 1.11 1.44 4%
2000  10,000 0.4% In sets only
2000  5,000 0.2% Proof
2001  250,000 2.36 2.22 5%
2001  50,000 3.60 0.9% In sets only
2001  10,000 0.5% Proof

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