500 Portuguese Escudos banknote (João II)

The Banco de Portugal issued Portuguese Escudo banknotes in 9 different denominations, including this 500 Portuguese Escudos banknote (João II). They are part of the demonetized Portuguese Escudo banknotes series. The Banco de Portugal started issuing these 500 Portuguese Escudo banknotes in 1966. They were withdrawn from circulation in 1979.

This 500 escudos note features John II of Portugal. On the back of the banknote is a naval compass. This is because King John II, Portuguese name João II, promoted naval exploration. It was during his reign that Columbus discovered America.

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1 PTE = £0.0011400000

You get: £0.57000

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