Portugal 1954 10 escudos

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The specimen shown is from a type struck for Portugal 1954-55. Despite being issued for only two years, this coin is readily available. The handsome caravel obverse design was carried forward from the issue of 1932-48 (KM 582), which is much scarcer.

Recorded mintage: 5,794,000.

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

Catalog reference: KM 586.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • 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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