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100 escudos PORTUGAL (1997) Expo'98 Lisbon

100 escudos 1997 Expo'98 Lisbon - Coins of Portugal
100 escudos 1997 Expo'98 Lisbon - obverse to reverse alignment
diameter: weight: thickness: alloy:
25.0 mm 8.3 g 2.3 mm Cu75Ni25 / Cu79Zn20Ni1
obverse:
above the centre Portuguese Coat of Arms; below in two lines face value: 100 / ESCUDOS; on the right bird flying right; along the left and top edge: REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA (Republic of Portugal); along the bottom edge year of issue: 1997
reverse:
in the centre a seal laying left; below an emblem of Expo Lisboa; along the top edge: EXPOSIÇÃO (Exposition); along the bottom edge: MUNDIAL DE LISBOA (World [Exposition] in Lisbon)
edge:
five sections plain and five reeded
issue date:
8 VII 1997
withdrawal date:
28 II 2002
designer:
Vítor Manuel Fernandes dos Santos (signature VITOR SANTOS after 1997 on the obverse)
mint:
Imprensa Nacional - Casa da Moeda (National Press - The Mint), Lisbon (mint mark INCM before 1997 on the obverse)
mintage:
1997 980 000 + 20 000 in annual sets
interesting facts:
World Exposition Expo'98 took place in Portuguese capital Lisboa. The theme of the fair was "The Oceans - a Heritage for the future".

Expo'98 emblem.

Expo'98 emblem
last update: 10 VI 2014

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