Portuguese Silver 50 Escudos "500th Birth Annivevsary of Vasco da Gama" 1969 KM# 598

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Portugal 50 Escudos 500th Birth Annivevsary of Vasco da Gama 1969 KM# 598 50$00 REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA coin obverse
Portugal 50 Escudos 500th Birth Annivevsary of Vasco da Gama 1969 KM# 598 1469 1969 VASCO DA GAMA coin reverse
Extended information
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Krause catalog:
KM# 598
Weight:
18 g.
Diameter:
34 mm.
Thickness:
2.1 mm.
Subject
500th Anniversary - Birth of Vasco daGama, Discoverer of the sea route to India
Alignment:
Coin ↑↓
Shape:
Round

Obverse:
Shield within maltese cross
Lettering: 50$00 REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA

Reverse:
Head with headdress left
Lettering: 1469 1969 VASCO DA GAMA

Edge:
Lettered

Year
Mintage
Prices per year/grade
Prices per year/grade
1969
Mintage 1,000,000
Value
MS63: $14
MS65: $16
1969 A small quantity of these coins were given a matte finish by the Lisbon Mint on private contract
Mintage 400
Value
MS60: $75
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