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[[Image:Portugal 1948 10 escudos Rosenblum 40j-312.jpg|550px|thumb|photo courtesy Wm. Rosenblum]]
 
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The specimen shown is from a type struck for Portugal 1932-48. Despite the seven years of issue in fairly substantial numbers, the coin is not common and can be pricey in nice condition. The 1940 and the 1932 are the most available in high grade. This date is scarce but is not the key. This specimen was lot 312 in William Rosenblum's sale 40j (Littleton, CO, October 2010). The handsome caravel obverse design was carried forward to the issue of 1954-55 (KM 586), which is much more affordable. The caravel also sailed on Portuguese two-and-a-half and [[Portugal 1932 5 escudos|five]] escudos of the same period.
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The specimen shown is from a type struck for Portugal 1932-48. Despite the seven years of issue in fairly substantial numbers, the coin is not common and can be pricey in nice condition. The 1940 and the 1932 are the most available in high grade. This date is scarce but is not the key. This specimen was lot 312 in William Rosenblum's sale 40j (Littleton, CO, October 2010). The handsome caravel obverse design was carried forward to the issue of 1954-55 (KM 586), which is much more affordable. The caravel also sailed on Portuguese two-and-a-half and [[Portugal 1948 5 escudos|five]] escudos of the same period.
  
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 507,000.
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 507,000.
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* [[Portugal 1943 2 1/2 escudos|1943 2½ escudos]]
 
* [[Portugal 1943 2 1/2 escudos|1943 2½ escudos]]
 
* [[Portugal 1944 1 escudo|1944 escudo]]
 
* [[Portugal 1944 1 escudo|1944 escudo]]
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* [[Portugal 1948 5 escudos|1948 5 escudos]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1948]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1948]]
 
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Latest revision as of 20:20, 18 June 2019

photo courtesy Wm. Rosenblum

The specimen shown is from a type struck for Portugal 1932-48. Despite the seven years of issue in fairly substantial numbers, the coin is not common and can be pricey in nice condition. The 1940 and the 1932 are the most available in high grade. This date is scarce but is not the key. This specimen was lot 312 in William Rosenblum's sale 40j (Littleton, CO, October 2010). The handsome caravel obverse design was carried forward to the issue of 1954-55 (KM 586), which is much more affordable. The caravel also sailed on Portuguese two-and-a-half and five escudos of the same period.

Recorded mintage: 507,000.

Specification: 12.5 g, .835 fine silver, .335 troy oz ASW, reeded edge, 30 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 582, Gomes-43.07.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Reis, Lina, Anuário de Numismática, Moedas e notas 2010, 31ª ediçao, Lisbon: Publinummis, Lda, 2009.
  • Alberto Gomes and Francisco Antonio Magro, Moedas Portuguesas e do Território Que Hoje é Portugal: Catálogo das Moedas Cunhadas para o Continentes e Ilhas Adjacentes, para os Territórios do Ultramar e Grão-Mestres Portugueses da Ordem de Malta, 6ª Edição, Lisbon: Associação Numismática de Portugal, 2013.

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