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Revision as of 13:01, 12 October 2012

from the Mountain Groan Collection
Portugal 1951 5 escudos rev DC.jpg

The specimen shown is from a type struck for Portugal 1932-51. The handsome caravel design was also used on two-and-a-half and ten escudos coins. When the issue of five escudos resumed in 1963, it was a copper-nickel coin.

Recorded mintage: 966,000, a common date.

Specification: 7 g, .650 fine silver, .146 troy oz ASW, reeded edge, 25 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 581.

Source:

  • Bruce, Colin R., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 35th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
  • Reis, Lina, Anuário de Numismática, Moedas e notas 2010, 31ª ediçao, Lisbon: Publinummis, Lda, 2009.

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