Portugal 50-ESCUDOS (KM636)
Portugal 50-ESCUDOS (KM636)

Portugal 50-ESCUDOS (KM636) Cod

Portugal has been fishing and trading cod since the fifteenth century, and their cod trade reached huge proportions. This coin depicts the early fishery days, with the fishing ship among a school of cod fish.

This coin was issued from 1986 through to 2000. Portugal switched to the euro in 2002.


  • Diameter: 32 mm
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel
  • CAT#: KM636

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