Philippe Simon's Collection

PORTUGAL, 20 Escudos, 04/10/1978

Banknote details

Denomination 20 Escudos
Date 04/10/1978
Series B R B
Serial number 046716
Grade aUNC
Catalog number 176b(3)
Comment signatures: Emílio Rui da Veiga Peixoto Vilar & Joaquim Cavaqueiro Mestre. Total Emission: Over 109 million banknotes. Front: Admiral Carlos Viegas Gago Coutinho (17 February 1869 – 18 February 1959); Navigation tools: sextant, astrolabe and a direction corrector. Back: Seaplane Fairey FIII-D MkII dubbed Lusitania, in which Sacadura Cabral and Gago Coutinho left Lisbon on 30th of March 1922. Ship. Map outline of the route of the flight. Belém Tower (Torre De Belem) at the entrance of Tagus River leading to Lisbon. Watermark: Admiral Gago Coutinho.
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