200 Escudos Natal 1998, Circulating commemorative coin (Portugal)
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200 Escudos Natal 1998, Circulating commemorative coin (Portugal)

Shape: Round
Metal:     Copper-nickel
Mint: Lisboa
Condition:
Obverse: UNC
Reverse: UNC

Weight:  21,10 gr.
Diameter:  36 mm

Obverse: Portuguese coat of arms at the top, to the right a map of the South African coast with a palm tree. At sea, a line represents the trip. Below, a ship under sail to the right, towards the east. Legend around.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA·1998
·200 ESC

Engraver: António Marinho

Reverse: Map of South Africa, Natal, "Christmas" in Portuguese because Vasco da Gama landed there 25 December 1497. A " pradao " stone column with a cross, on the coast was built in Mossel Bay. A line along the coast marks the path and a boat sailed to the northeast. Legend around.

Lettering:
AFRICA
NATAL
INCM A. MARINHO TERRA DO NATAL·25 DEZ. 1497

Engraver: António Marinho
See also

Numista Rarity index: 17
 

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