Country:

Mozambique

Series:

1911~1974 Portuguese Colony

Catalog codes:

World Coins km77

Themes:

Castles | Coats of Arms | Crowns and Coronets | Globes | Seals (Emblems)

Issued on:

1950

Last issue date:

1951

Distribution:

Standard Circulation

Mints:

Casa da Moeda de Lisboa, Portugal

Composition:

Nickel Bronze

Edge:

Plain/smooth

Orientation:

Coin alignmentO

Shape:

Circular

Rim:

Raised. Gladiform. Both sides

Weight:

8 grams

Diameter:

26.8 mm

Face value:

1 Mozambican escudo

Known mintage:

20,000,000

Composition Details:

61% Copper, 20% Zink, 19% Nickel

Description:

Front: (large value) 1 ESCUDO (arced)
legend: (proprietor) REPUBLICA • PORTUGUESA
(bottom, spacer/dot-ornament)

Back: Coat of arms (8.V.1935 - 11.VI.1951, colony escutcheon
on a crowned (castle) armillary sphere without ribbon)
legend: (name) COLONIA • DE • MOÇAMBIQUE
(bottom-left/right, spacers/dots) •
(bottom, year) 1950 or 1951
Edge: P - plain, type: П

Formerly known as: y17