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Portugal 50 Escudos 1964

Item Code: PT-168

Obverse: Portrait and bust of Queen Santa Isabel (Rainha Santa Isabel), Elizabeth of Aragon, also known as Saint
Elizabeth of Portugal, queen consort of Portugal, a tertiary of the Franciscan Order and is venerated as a saint of the
Roman Catholic Church. Portuguese coat of arms (Armillary sphere + the quinas + the castles). Leafy and flowery
designs. Reverse: Ancient Roman city map of Coimbra (Conimbria, Conimbriga, located 16km southwest of Coimbra)
on the Illunda River, in Lusitania (Portugal), by Georg Braun and Franz Hogenberg, Köln, 1598. Bird's-eye plan and
emblem of Coimbra from the South. Royal arms of Portugal within the map. Roses. Watermark: Identical portrait and
bust of Queen Santa Isabel, Elizabeth of Aragon, surrounded by rays. Security features: Running serial numbers.
Watermark. Segmented metallic security strip. Main colours: Dark brown, tea rose orange and terra cotta.
Artist: Unknown.
Signatures: (as depicted) Manuel Jacinto Nunes (O Vice-Governador); António Luís Gomes (O
Administrador)
. Issuer: Bank of Portugal. Date of Issue: 28 February 1964. Date of withdrawal: N/a.
Legal tender: No, but redeemable until 30-12-2022. Material: Cotton paper.
Printer: Unknown.
 

 
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Dimensions: 142 x 70 mm
 

Texts: Banco de Portugal. Cinquenta Escudos Ouro. Fifty Escudo. Rainha Santa Isabel. Illustris ciuitatis Conimbriae
in Lusitania ad flumen Illundam effigies. Illunda vulgo Mondego.

 
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