Portuguese Discoveries Commemorative Coins

from the collection of Peter van der Krogt

See also: Maps on Coins (general)

Portugal 200 esc 1988 Portugal, 200 Escudos, 1988. Ø 35 mm.
Commemoration of the discovery of the Cape of Good Hope
Inscription: Bartolomeu Dias - Cabo da Boa Esperança - 1488-1988
Reverse: Coat of arms, denomination
Portugal 200 esc 1991 Portugal, 200 Escudos, 1991. Ø 35 mm.
Commemoration of Columbus' stay in Portugal
Inscription: Colombo e Portugal, 1476-1485
Reverse: Coat of arms, denomination
Portugal 1991 Portugal 200 esc Portugal, 200 Escudos, 1991. Ø 35 mm.
Commemoration of the western naviagion
Navegações para occidente, 1452-1486
Portugal 200 esc 1992 Portugal, 200 Escudos, 1991. Ø 35 mm.
Quadricentennial of Cabrilho's stay in California
Inscription: João Rodrigues Cabrilho, California 1542-1992
Reverse: Coat of arms, sailing vessel, denomination
Portugal 1992 America Portugal, 200 Escudos, 1991. Ø 35 mm.
Discovery of America. At the foot of the coin Columbus' map of Hispaniola
Reverse: Coat of arms, compass rose, denomination
Portugal 1994 Portugal 1994 Portugal, 200 Escudos, 1991. Ø 35 mm.
Commemoration of the Treaty of Tordesillas dividing the world in Spanish and Portuguese spheres
Inscription: Partilha do Mundo 1494