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Portugal – 500 Escudos – Year 1966 – John II, Great-Nephew of Henry the Navigator

Portugal 500 Escudos Banknote, Year 1966 – Face and Back
Portugal 500 Escudos Banknote, year 1966 front, Featuring  portrait of João II, the 13th King of Portugal, known as The Perfect Prince
Portugal 1966

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  1966 back
Portugal 1966 500