100 Escudos Nuno Tristão; Palladium

Features

Issuer Portugal
Period Third Republic (1974-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1987
Value 100 Escudos (100 PTE)
Currency Escudo (1911-2001)
Composition Palladium (.999)
Weight 32.119 g
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 86112
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 640c
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

Golden Age of Portuguese Discoveries - Nuno Tristão

Obverse

Shield flanked by crowns within circle

Lettering:
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
100 ESCUDOS

Engravers: Isabel Carriço, Fernando Branco

Reverse

A caravel with lateen sails, the boat used by Nuno Tristao during his navigations down the coast of Africa (ordered by Henri the Navigator). He reached the Rio Gambia in 1446, during his last voyage. Date of the coin below.

Lettering:
NVNO TRISTÃO
RIO
GAMBIA
1446
ISABEL · F BRANCO
1987
incm

Engravers: Isabel Carriço, Fernando Branco

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1987  323 In Sets Only
1987  2 000 Proof

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