Portugal – 500 Escudos – Year 1966 – John II, great-nephew of Henry the Navigator

João II, the 13th King of Portugal, known as The Perfect Prince, is featured on our banknote.
John II revived the work of his great-uncle, the renowned, Henry the Navigator, advancing the exploration of Africa. These explorations are celebrated on the front and back of our banknote.

Portugal 1966
Portugal 1966 500

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