Portuguese commemorative coins online catalog with values

 

Portuguese Republic (since 1910)

Portuguese Escudo=100 centavos (1910-2001)

coin Portugal 1000 escudos 1995
1000 escudos 1995

silver
500 years since the birth of king John II
1000 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
D.JOAO II REI DE PORTUGAL 1495-1995
Value - 10-12 USD

 

coin Portugal 1000 escudos 1999
1000 escudos 1999

silver
EXPO'98 in Lisbon, Millennium of Atlantic sailing
1000 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / LISBOA EXPO'98 / PAOLO GUILHERME
MILENIO DO ATLANTICO 1999
Value - 10-12 USD

 

coin Portugal 1000 escudos 2000
1000 escudos 2000

silver
500 years since the birth of Joao de Castro (Governor and Viceroy of Portuguese India)
1000 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA 2000
D.JOAO DE CASTRO
Value - 10-12 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 500 escudos 1995
500 escudos 1995

silver
800 years since the birth of St. Anthony of Lisbon (or of Padua)
1995 500 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
SANTO ANTONIO / 8 CENTENARIO
Value - 8-10 USD

 

coin Portugal 500 escudos 1996
500 escudos 1996

silver
150th Anniversary of Bank of Portugal
500 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
BANCO DE PORTUGAL / 1846-1996
Value - 7-9 USD

 

coin Portugal 500 escudos 1997
500 escudos 1997

silver
300 Years from the Death of Padre Antonio Vieira - priest, philosopher and writer
500$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
III CENTENARIO DA MORTE / PADRE ANTONIO VIERA / 16(9)97
Value - 7-9 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 500 escudos 1998
500 escudos 1998

silver
Opening of Vasco da Gama Bridge
500 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
PONTE VASCO DA GAMA 1998
Value - 7-9 USD

 

coin Portugal 500 escudos 1999
500 escudos 1999

silver
Macao's return to China
500 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
1999
Value - 7-9 USD

 

coin Portugal 500 escudos 2000
500 escudos 2000

silver
100Years from the death of Eca de Cueiros, writer
500 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / CENTENARIO DA MORTE DE CUEROZ
ECO DE CUEROZ / 1900 2000
Value - 7-9 USD

 

coin Portugal 500 escudos 2001
500 escudos 2001

silver
Porto - European Cultural Capital 2001
500 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
PORTO 2001 / CAPITAL EUROPEA DA CULTURA
Value - 7-9 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 250 escudos 1988
250 escudos 1988

copper-nickel
Olympics Games in Seoul 1988
250 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
XXIV JOCOS OLIMPICOS / SEOUL 1988
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 250 escudos 1989
250 escudos 1989

copper-nickel
850th Anniversary of Portugal
250ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1989
FUNDACAO DE PORTUGAL / BATALHA DE OURIAUE / 1140 1139
Value - 2-3 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1991
200 escudos 1991

copper-nickel
515 years of the arrival of Columbus in Portugal
200ESCUDOS 1991 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
COLOMBO E PORTUGAL / 1476 1485
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1991
200 escudos 1991

copper-nickel
Westward Navigation
200ESCUDOS 1991 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
NAVEGACOES PARA OCIDENTE / 1452-1486
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1992
200 escudos 1992

copper-nickel
Portugal's Presidency of the European Community
200 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
PRESIDENCIA DE COMUNIDADE EUROPEIA 1992
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1992
200 escudos 1992

copper-nickel
Olympic Games 1992
200$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
XXV JOCOS OLIMPICOS 1992
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1992
200 escudos 1992

copper-nickel
500th Anniversary of America Discovery
200$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
AMERICA 1492 1992 / NOVO MUNDO
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1992
200 escudos 1992

copper-nickel
500th Anniversary of California Discovery
200 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
CALIFORNIA 1492 1992 / JOAO RODRIGUES CABRILHO
Value - 2-3 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1993
200 escudos 1993

copper-nickel
450 years of the Portuguese landing in Japan
200 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
TANEGASHIMA / 1543-1993
Value - 3-4 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1993
200 escudos 1993

copper-nickel
450 years of Arte Navban - Europeans and their customs through the eyes of the Japanese
200 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA 1993
ARTE NAVBAN 1543-1693
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1993
200 escudos 1993

copper-nickel
450 years to the first Japanese embassy to Europe (Mission from Kyushu)
200 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA 1993
ENVIADOS DAIMIOS KIUSHU 1582-1590
Value - 2-3 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1993
200 escudos 1993

copper-nickel
450 years of Espingarda (gunpowder rifle)
200 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA 1993
ESPINGARDA 1575-
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1994
200 escudos 1994

copper-nickel
500 years of Tordesillas Treaty
200 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA 1994
TRATADO DE TORDESILLAS 1494-1994
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1994
200 escudos 1994

copper-nickel
500 years of Tordesillas Treaty -Dividing Up the World
200 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA 1994
PARTILHA DO MUNDO 1494
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1994
200 escudos 1994

copper-nickel
600 years of Prince Henry the Navigator
200 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
HENRIQUE O NAVIGADOR / 1394 1994
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1994
200 escudos 1994

bi-metallic - brass/copper-nickel
Lisbon - European Cultural Capital 1994
200 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1994
LISBOA 94 / CAPITAL EUROPEA DA CULTURA
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1995
200 escudos 1995

copper-nickel
500 years since the birth of king John II (the Perfect Prince)
200 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / POLA LEI E POLA GREI
D.JOAO II PRINCIPE PERFEITO 1495 1995
Value - 2-3 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1995
200 escudos 1995

bi-metallic - brass/copper-nickel
50th Anniversary of the UN
200 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1995
50 / 1954-1995
Value - 3-4 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1995
200 escudos 1995

copper-nickel
480 years of the discovery of Sol Islands and Timor
200 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1995
ISLAS DE SOLOR E TIMOR 1515
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1995
200 escudos 1995

copper-nickel
Afonso de Albuquerque (governor of Portuguese India 1509-1515) - 800 Years from the Death
200 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1995 / FLOR DE LA MAR
MELAKA 1511 MALACA / AFONSO B ALBUKERQUE
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1995
200 escudos 1995

copper-nickel
470 years of the discovery of Australia (not proven)
200 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1995
AUSTRALIA 1522 1555
Value - 3-4 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1996
200 escudos 1996

copper-nickel
Arriving of Portuguese in China 1513
200 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1996
1513 CHINA
Value - 3-4 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1996
200 escudos 1996

copper-nickel
Macao
200 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1996
MACAU
Value - 3-4 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1996
200 escudos 1996

bi-metallic - brass/copper-nickel
Olympics Games in Atlanta
200 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1996
XXV JOCOS OLIMPICOS / 1896 ATLANTA 1996
Value - 3-4 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1997
200 escudos 1997

copper-nickel
390 years from the death of Bento de Gois - traveler, who proved that the newly opened China - the same country as the China, described by Marco Polo
200 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA 1997
IRMAO BENITO DE GOIS 1562 CHINA 1607
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1997
200 escudos 1997

copper-nickel
400 years from the death of Louis Frois - missionary and writer, author of "History of Japan"
200 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1997
1532 Pe LUIS FROIS 1597 / IHS / HISTORIA DE JAPAN
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1997
200 escudos 1997

copper-nickel
600 years from the death of Jose de Anchieta, "Apostle of Brazil" - a missionary, scientist and writer
200 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1997
1534 Bto JOSE DE ANCHIETA 1597 / APOSTOLO DO BRASIL
Value - 2-3 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1997
200 escudos 1997

bi-metallic - brass/copper-nickel
International Year of the Oceans
200 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1997
EXPOSICAO MUNDIAL DE LISBOA EXPO'98
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1998
200 escudos 1998

copper-nickel
500 years of the discovery of India
200 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1998
INDIA 1498
Value - 4-5 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1998
200 escudos 1998

bi-metallic - brass/copper-nickel
EXPO 1998
200 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1998
EXPO'98
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 1999
200 escudos 1999

bi-metallic - brass/copper-nickel
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
200$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1999
PARA AS CRIANCAS DE TODO O MUNDO
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 200 escudos 2000
200 escudos2000

bi-metallic - brass/copper-nickel
Olympic Games in Sidney 2000
200 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 2000
JOCOS OLIMPICOS / SIDNEY 2000
Value - 3-4 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1981
100 escudos 1981

copper-nickel
International Year of Disabled Persons
100$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
ANO INTERNACIONAL DO DEFICIENTE 1981 / TRABALHO REABILITACAO / JACOB RODRIGUES PEREIRO 1715 1780
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1985
100 escudos 1985

copper-nickel
800 years from the death of King Alfonso I
100 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1985
1185 / PORTUGAL / D.AFONSO HENRIQUES
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1985
100 escudos 1985

copper-nickel
600 years of the victory of Aljubarrota (of Castile)
100$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
D.NUNO ALVARES PEREIRA / BATALHA DE ALJUBARROTA 1985 1385
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1986
100 escudos 1986

copper-nickel
World Soccer Championship
100 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1986
XII MUNDIAL DE FUTEBOL / MEXICO 1986
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1987
100 escudos 1987

copper-nickel
500 Years from the Death of Diogo Kao, navigator
100 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1987
DIOGO CAO 1486
Value - 1-2 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1987
100 escudos 1987

copper-nickel
500 Years from the Death of Nuno Tristao, navigator
100 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
NVNO TRISTAO / RIO GAMBIA 1446 / 1987
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1987
100 escudos 1987

copper-nickel
100 years since the birth of Amadeo de Souza Cardoso (painter)
100 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
PINTOR AMADEO DE SOUZA CARDOSO / 1987
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1987
100 escudos 1987

copper-nickel
Gil Eanes, navigator
100 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
GIL EANES 1434 CABO BOJADOR / 1987
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1988
100 escudos 1988

copper-nickel
Bartolomeu Dias, navigator
100$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
BARTOLOMEU DIAS CABO DA BOA ESPERANCA / 1988
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1989
100 escudos 1989

copper-nickel
550 years of Azores Colonization
100$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
AROUPELAGO DOS ACORES 1439-1989 / 1427-1452
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1989
100 escudos 1989

copper-nickel
550 years of Discovery of Madeira
100 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
1420 MADEIRA PORTO SANTO 1419 / 1989
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1989
100 escudos 1989

copper-nickel
510 years of transfer Canary Islands to Castile
100$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
1336 ILHAS CANARIAS 1479 / 1989
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1990
100 escudos 1990

copper-nickel
Celestial navigation
100 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA 1990
NAVEGACAO ASTRONOMICA / ATLANTICO 1485-1489
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1990
100 escudos 1990

copper-nickel
550th Anniversary of Independence Restoration
100$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
RESTOURACAO DA INDEPENDENCIA / 1640-1990
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1990
100 escudos 1990

copper-nickel
100 years of Death of Camilo Castelo Branco (novelist)
100 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA 1990
CAMILO CASTELO BRANCO 1825 1990
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1995
100 escudos 1995

copper-nickel
400 years of Antonio, prior of Crato (pretender to the Portuguese throne, the grandson of Manuel I)
100 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
D.ANTONIOPRIOR do CRATO / 1595-1995
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1995
100 escudos 1995

bi-metallic - copper-nickel/brass
FAO
100 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1995
FAO / FIAT PANIS / 1945-1995
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Portugal 100 escudos 1999
100 escudos 1999

bi-metallic - copper-nickel/brass
UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund)
100 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1999
UNICEF / PARA AS CRIANCAS DO MUNDO
Value - 2-3 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 50 escudos 1968
50 escudos 1968

silver
500 years since the birth of Pedro Alvares Cabral (navigator)
50$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
V CENTo DO NASTIMENTO DE PEDRO ALVARES CABRAL / 1968
Value - 10-12 USD

 

coin Portugal 50 escudos 1969
50 escudos 1969

silver
500 years since the birth of Vasco da Gama (navigator)
50$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
VASCO DA GAMA 1469-1969
Value - 8-10 USD

 

coin Portugal 50 escudos 1972
50 escudos 1972

silver
400th Anniversary of the fist publication of "The Lusiads" (epic poem by Luís Vaz de Camões)
50 ESCUDOS / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
VI CENTENARIO DA PVBLICAO DE OS LVSIADAS 1572 1972
Value - 10-12 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 25 escudos 1977
25 escudos 1977

copper-nickel
100 Years from the Death of Alexandre Herculano, poet
25$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
CENTENARIO DA MORTE DE ALEXANDRE HERCULANO / 1877 1977
Value - ~1 USD

 

coin Portugal 25 escudos 1979
25 escudos 1979

copper-nickel
International Year of Child
25$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
DA-ME O TEU AMOR / ANO I. CRIANCA 1979
Value - ~1 USD

 

coin Portugal 25 escudos 1981
25 escudos1981

copper-nickel
International Year of Disabled Persons
25$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
ANO INTERNACIONAL DO DEFICIENTE 1981 / TRABALHO REABILITACAO / JACOB RODRIGUES PEREIRO
1715 1780
Value - ~1 USD

 

coin Portugal 25 escudos 1982
25 escudos 1982

copper-nickel
World Field Hockey Championship
25$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
MUNDIAL HOQUEI / '82
Value - ~1 USD

 

coin Portugal 25 escudos 1983
25 escudos 1983

copper-nickel
FAO
25$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
ALIMENTOS PARA TODOS / FAO 1983
Value - ~1 USD

 

coin Portugal 25 escudos 1984
25 escudos 1984

copper-nickel
10th Anniversary of Carnation Revolution
25 ESCUDOS LIBERTADE / DEMOCRACIA / 25 ABRIL 1984
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1974 1984
Value - ~1 USD

 

coin Portugal 25 escudos 1985
25 escudos 1985

copper-nickel
600 years of king's John I Accession
25$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
CORTESE COIMBRA / 1385 D.JOAO I 1985
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Portugal 25 escudos 1986
25 escudos 1986

copper-nickel
Admission of Portugal in the EU
25$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
PORTUGAL EUROPA / 1986
Value - <1 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 20 escudos 1953
20 escudos 1953

silver
25th Anniversary of Financial Reform
20 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1953
RENOVACAO FINANCEIRA / RESSURGIMENTO
Value - 12-15 USD

 

coin Portugal 20 escudos 1966
20 escudos 1966

silver
Opening of Salazar Bridge
20 ESCUDOS
LISBOA / PONTE SALAZAR / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1966
Value - 10-12 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 10 escudos 1928
10 escudos 1928

silver
Battle of Ourique
10 ESC / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA / 1928
COMEMORACAO DA BATALHA DE OURIQUE - 1139
Value - 20-25 USD

 

coin Portugal 10 escudos 1987
10 escudo 1987

nickel-brass
Rural World
10$00 / CONSELHO DA EUROPA
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA 1987
Value - 1-2 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 5 escudos 1960
5 escudos 1960

silver
500 Years from the Death of Prince Henry the Navigator
5$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
CUINTO CENTENARIO DA MORTE DO INFANTE DOM HENRIQUE / 1960
Value - 8-10 USD

 

coin Portugal 5 escudos 1977
5 escudos 1977

copper-nickel
100 Years from the Death of Alexandre Herculano, poet
5$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
CENTENARIO DA MORTE DE ALEXANDRE HERCULANO / 1877 1977
Value - <1 USD

 

coin Portugal 5 escudos 1982
5 escudos 1982

copper-nickel
World Field Hockey Championship
5$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
MUNDIAL HOQUEI / '82
Value - ~1 USD

 

coin Portugal 5 escudos 1983
5 escudos 1983

copper-nickel
FAO - World Food Day
5$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
FAO / DIA MVNDIAL DA ALIMENTACAO / 16 DE OVTVBRO DE 1983
Value - 3-4 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 2.5 escudos 1977
2.5 escudos 1977

copper-nickel
100 Years from the Death of Alexandre Herculano, poet
2$50 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
CENTENARIO DA MORTE DE ALEXANDRE HERCULANO / 1877 1977
Value - <1 USD

 

coin Portugal 2.5 escudos 1982
2.5 escudos 1982

copper-nickel
World Field Hockey Championship
2$50 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
MUNDIAL HOQUEI / '82
Value - ~1 USD

 

coin Portugal 2.5 escudos 1983
2.5 escudos 1983

copper-nickel
FAO
2$50 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
FAO 1983
Value - ~1 USD

 

 

coin Portugal 1 escudo 1982
1 escudo 1982

nickel-brass
World Field Hockey Championship
1$00 / REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA
MUNDIAL HOQUEI / '82
Value - ~1 USD

 

See also - Portuguese circulation coinage

 

 

 

 

Coins of Portuguese commemorative in the catalog are presented divided by historical periods, indicating the main characteristics and differences by type.
Inside the sections, the coins are sorted by denomination - from large to small.
The cost of the coin is approximate and is indicated specifically for the coin shown in the picture. You can use this price to evaluate similar coins (of the same type), but remember that the value is affected by many factors, such as the state of preservation and the date of minting. The cost of coins of the same type can vary greatly depending on the number of surviving copies.
Coins of Portuguese commemorative presented on this page are not sold or bought - this is only a catalog.