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Portugal 1000 Escudos Ouro 1961

Item Code: PT-166

Front: Queen Philippa of Lancaster — Filipa de Lencastre (1360–1415). Portuguese coat of arms (Armillary sphere + the quinas + the castles). Back: Portrait of Queen Filipa in a cameo. Effigy of the Duchess Philippa of Lancaster and her son Pedro (behind her) kneeling with writer and explorer Fernão Mendes Pinto holding to a staff at the Monument to the Discoveries in Lisbon. Watermark: Queen Philippa of Lancaster. Security features: Running serial numbers (2) on the obverse. Watermarked paper. Fully embedded dotted metallic security strip, 0.5 mm wide. Main colour: Purple. Artist: Pending. Signatures: (Nº1, as depicted) Rafael da Silva Neves Duque (O Governador, 1957–1963); Fernando Emygdio da Silva (O Administrador, 1919–?). Issuer: Bank of Portugal. Date of Issue: 30 May 1961. Date of withdrawal: 1964. Legal tender: N/a. Material: Cotton paper. Printing method: Intaglio. Printer: Bradbury Wilkinson and Company (BWC), United Kingdom (1856–1990). Collector value: $600 in 2010 (UNC).

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Dimensions: 164 x 103 mm

Texts: Banco de Portugal. Mil Escudos Ouro. One Thousand Golden Escudos. Lisboa, 30 de Maio de 1961.

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