200 Escudos Westward Navigation

200 Escudos (Westward Navigation) -  obverse200 Escudos (Westward Navigation) -  reverse

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Features

Country Portugal
Period Third Republic (1974-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1991
Value 200 Escudos (200 PTE)
Currency Escudo (1911-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 21.1 g
Diameter 36 mm
Thickness 2.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 659
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Westward Navigation

Obverse

Coat of Arms of Portugal superimposed to Toscanelli's map of 1474 inside and hexagon (Europe and Africa to the right, Asia and Japan - Cipangu - to the left, Equatorial line). Below, the value and the date of the coin.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA
PORTUGUESA
200
ESCUDOS
INCM D'EÇA
1991

Reverse

Superimposed on Toscanelli's map, a stylized boat heading left with 3 sailors onboard holding the rudder, a map, an astrolabe and a sword with the cross of the Order of Christ. Legend above, and dates of this period of explorations westward below.

Lettering:
NAVEGAÇÕES PARA OCIDENTE
1452 1486

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1991 INCM 1,500,000 2.79 2.21 2.76 2.99

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