Portugal 500 Escudos Banknote, Year 1966 – Face and Back
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 500 Escudos Banknote, Year 1978 – Face and Back
The great philosopher, Francisco Sanches, is featured on our banknote. He is understood to have been born in Spain, but baptized with early education in Braga, Portugal. 16th century Braga Portugal is featured on the front and back of our banknote.