Philippe Simon's Collection


Província de Angola & República Portuguesa 1 Angolar ND/1926 series: Ci 090270 grade: F+ cat: 64 comment: Portugal annexed territories in the region which were ruled as a colony from 1655, and Angola was incorporated as an overseas province of Portugal in 1951. Angola's independence from Portugal was achieved on November 11, 1975 through the Alvor Agreement. After independence, the country entered a period of civil war that ended in 2002. added: 68 months ago
ANGOLA - Banco de Angola 1000 Escudos 10/06/1970 16nN079530 grade: VF cat: 98 comment: Observe : Mabubas dam, is next to Sassa and is located in Bengo - Mabubas Dam has a length of 0.65 kilometres. Portrait of Américo de Deus Rodrigues Tomás (or Thomaz), (19 November 1894 – 18 September 1987) was a Portuguese Navy officer and politician. He was the 13th President of Portugal, and the third and last president of the Estado Novo. Reverse: The giant sable antelope, (Hippotragus niger variani), also known in Portuguese as the palanca-negra-gigante, is a large, rare subspecies of sable antelope native and endemic to the region between the Cuango and Luando Rivers in Angola. added: 22 months ago
ANGOLA - Banco de Angola 100 E 24/11/1972 series: FE 15994 grade: au cat: 101 comment: Observe: António Óscar Fragoso Carmona (24 November 1869 – 18 April 1951) was the 11th President of Portugal (1926–1951), having been Minister of War in 1923. Reverse : Date palm. added: 22 months ago
ANGOLA - Banco de Angola 1000 10/06/1973 series: AW 14753 grade: vf cat: 108 comment: Observe : Luís Vaz de Camões (c. 1524 or 1525 – 10 June 1580), is considered Portugal's and the Portuguese language's greatest poet. His mastery of verse has been compared to that of Shakespeare, Vondel, Homer, Virgil and Dante. He wrote a considerable amount of lyrical poetry and drama but is best remembered for his epic work Os Lusíadas (The Lusiads). His collection of poetry The Parnasum of Luís de Camões was lost in his lifetime. Reverse : Kalandula Falls (formerly Duque de Bragança Falls) are waterfalls in the municipality of Kalandula, Malanje Province, Angola. On the Lucala River, the falls are 105 meters (344 feet) high and 400 meters (1,300 feet) wide.They are one of the largest waterfalls by volume in Africa. added: 22 months ago
ANGOLA - Banco Nacional de Angola 100 Kwanzas 04/02/1991 AA9804851 grade: aUNC cat: 126 comment: Observe: António Agostinho Neto (with glasses) (17 September 1922 – 10 September 1979) served as the 1st President of Angola (1975–1979) and José Eduardo dos Santos (born 28 August 1942)- President of Angola since 1979, is also the commander in chief of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) and president of the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), the party that has ruled Angola since it gained independence in 1975. Reverse : The Puno Andongo Black Rocks are located in the municipality of Kacuso, about 116 km from the city of Malanje and are an important tourist attraction of Angola. added: 22 months ago
ANGOLA - Banco Nacional de Angola 1000 Kwanzas "Réajustados" 01/05/1995 series: LH 5429747 grade: aUNC cat: 135 comment: CURRENCY REFORM 01.05.1995 "Kwanza Reajustado" Issue - rate 1/1000. Observe : Dr. António Agostinho Neto & José Eduardo dos Santos. Reverse : Antilop Palanca negra added: 22 months ago
ANGOLA - Banco Nacional de Angola 1 Kwanza 01/10/1999 BA2075495 grade: u cat: 143 comment: CURRENCY REFORM 01-10-1999 - Rate 1/1 000 000 Kwanza System. Observe: Dr. António Agostinho Neto & José Eduardo dos Santos. Reverse : Cotton harvest added: 22 months ago