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25 escudos PORTUGAL (1978 [1977]) Alexandre Herculano

25 escudos 1978 [1977] Alexandre Herculano - Coins of Portugal
25 escudos 1978 [1977] Alexandre Herculano - obverse to reverse alignment
diameter: weight: thickness: alloy:
26.0 mm 9.5 g 2.4 mm Cu75Ni25
obverse:
in the centre Portuguese Coat of Arms; along the top edge: REPUBLICA • PORTUGUESA (Republic of Portugal); along the bottom edge face value: 25 $ 00 (ESCUDOS)
reverse:
bust of the writer facing slightly right divides dates: 1877 / 1977; along the edge: * CENTENARIO • DA • MORTE • DE • ALEXANDRE • HERCULANO (centenary of death of Alexandre Herculano)
edge:
reeded
issue date:
16 III 1978
withdrawal date:
1 I 1989
designer:
Marcelino Norte de Almeida (signature in two lines M NORTE / SCVLP - SCULPTOR - below date 1977 on the reverse)
mint:
Mint mark of the Portuguese Mint Imprensa Nacional - Casa da Moeda (National Press - The Mint), Lisbon (mint mark with date 1977 below large date 1877 on the reverse)
mintage:
1978 6 000 000
interesting facts:
Alexandre Herculano de Carvalho e Araújo (1810-1877) - Portuguese novelist and historian.

Alexandre Herculano de Carvalho e Araújo
last update: 10 VI 2014

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