20 Escudos Brown Booby

20 Escudos (Brown Booby) - obverse20 Escudos (Brown Booby) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Cape Verde
Period Republic (1975-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1994
Value 20 Escudos
20 CVE = USD 0.20
Currency Escudo (1975-date)
Composition Nickel plated steel
Weight 5.9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number
N#
8504
References KM# 30
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Brown Booby

Series: Bird Fauna of Cabo Verde Islands Series

Obverse

The national emblem of Cape Verde dividing the date below and the denomination at the bottom

Script: Latin

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA DE CABO VERDE
19 94
20
ESCUDOS

Translation:
Republic of Cape Verde
1994
20
Escudos

Reverse

The Sula leucogaster, the scientific name of the Brown Booby,and the name Alcatraz, the Portuguese name for the black-backed gull, (Larus marinus) at the bottom

Script: Latin

Lettering:
Sula Leucogaster Boddaert
ALCATRAZ

Translation:
Sula Leucogaster Boddaert
Black-backed gull

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom (1968-date)

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1994  $ 1.00 $ 1.00 $ 1.20 $ 1.50 $ 1.50 $ 2.20 98%
1994  1.9% In sets only

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