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Portugal 500 Escudos 7.11.2000 (80A145003) (circulated) VF-XF

Portugal 500 Escudos 7.11.2000 (80A145003) (circulated) VF-XF
Product Code:
6.50 ($ 7.09)
500 Escudos 7.11.2000 (Obverse: Engraved effigy of João de Barros (1496–1570), and his signature. Discoveries. Map of the world. Angels. Book. Reverse: Décadas da Ásia – Decades of Asia. Allegory of the Portuguese Discoveries. Illustrations from the 'Grammática da Língua Portuguesa' written by João de Barros. Scene of life in India: man with child riding an elephant; man walking a dog; birds in flight. Armillary sphere. Sailing ship with sailing boats. Portuguese discoverers. Watermark: Identical portrait of João de Barros. Predominant colour: Golden brown and purple red. Date on the banknote: 7 November 2000. Artist: Luís Filipe de Abreu. Signatures: Vítor Manuel Ribeiro Constâncio (Governor – O Governador); Herlander dos Santos Estrela (Administrator – O Administrador). Issuer: Banco de Portugal. Demonetized: 28 February 2002. Redeemable until: 1 March 2022. Material: Cotton fiber paper. Printer: Francois-Charles Oberthur Fiduciaire, France (FCOF)) (Serial # 80A145003) (circulated) VF-XF

Dimensions: 125 x 68 mm

IMPORTANT: The banknote picture is for reference only (unless its serial number exactly matches its description). Photos displaying the entire banknote should not be treated as WYSIWYG for signature and date varieties, for exact serial numbers etc. Smaller supplemental photos of signatures are WYSIWYG indeed. Our textual descriptions are your reliable guide to what you will receive. What you read is what you get (WYRIWYG).

Catalogue Number: P-187c (Albert Pick; Krause)

Grade/condition: Very Fine to Extremely Fine (VF-XF) (circulated, used)

Texts: Banco de Portugal. Quinhentos Escudos. Five Hundred Escudos. Chapa 13. Lisboa, 7 de Novembro de 2000. Liuro. Geografia. Cartilha. Capnefma. Asia. Clarimundo. Gramatica. Meninos sabei nesta espera emtrar Sahereies soletrar. Dos feitos que os Portugueses fizeram no descobrimento e conquista dos mares e terras do oriente. João de Barros, 'Decadas'.

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