200 Escudos Taiwan, 1996, Circulating commemorative coin (Portugal)
Thickness: 2.8 mm
Weight: 21,10 gr.
Diameter: 36,00 mm
Obverse: Portuguese coat of arms next to a flowering plum tree branch. Value and date below.
Reverse: Ship sailing, map of the island of Formosa which will become Taiwan. The date 1582 is the first stay on the island of Portuguese sailors after a shipwreck for 2 months. The discovery by a passing boat dates from 1542 or 1544. Country name in Chinese and Portuguese.
台湾 · TAIWAN
ISABEL C.-F.BRANCO INCM
Engraver: Isabel Carriço, Fernando Branco
Numista Rarity index: 14