200 Escudos 1995. VI Portuguese Discoveries Series - Afonso de Albuquerque and Malacca . Circulating commemorative coin (Portugal)
Weight: 21,00 gr.
Diameter: 36 mm
Obverse: Portuguese coat of arms, and to the right, the Flor de la Mar, ship commanded by Albuquerque during the attack of Malacca, Malaysia
FLOR DE LAMAR
Engraver: Raul de Sousa Machado
Reverse: Standing portrait of Afonso de Albuquerque who seized Malacca in 1511. Behind, the ruins of the Porta de Santiago, only remains of the fortress he built then.
MELAKA • 1511 • MALACA
AFONSO DE ALBUQUERQUE
Thickness: 2,8 mm
Numista Rarity index: 15