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100 escudos PORTUGAL (1995) 50 Years of FAO

100 escudos 1995 - 50 Years of FAO - Coins of Portugal
100 escudos 1995 - 50 Years of FAO - obverse to reverse alignment
diameter: weight: thickness: alloy:
25.0 mm 8.3 g 2.3 mm Cu75Ni25 / Cu79Zn20Ni1
obverse:
above the centre a shield over an armillary sphere - Portuguese Coat of Arms; below in two lines face value: 100 / ESCUDOS; along the top edge: REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA (Republic of Portugal); along the bottom edge year of issue: 1995
reverse:
FAO emblem surrounded with cereal ears; along the bottom edge: 1945 • 1995
edge:
five sections plain and five reeded
issue date:
31 V 1995
withdrawal date:
28 II 2002
designer:
José Cândido (signature J.CANDIDO behind 1995 on the obverse), João Duarte (signature J.DUARTE under 1945 on the reverse)
mint:
Imprensa Nacional - Casa da Moeda (National Press - The Mint), Lisbon (mint mark INCM under 1995 on the reverse)
mintage:
1995 480 000 + 20 000 in annual sets
interesting facts:
"Fiat Panis" (Latin for let there be bread) is the official motto of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.

FAO's emblem.

FAO's emblem
last update: 10 VI 2014

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