The Catalog Updated

Official country name: Republic of Portugal
1 euro = 200.482 portuguese escudos

Portugal uses euro since 1 January 2002 – for current issues see current euro banknotes

1 euro = 100 cents ; ISO code = EUR 978

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  • 2 cent
  • 5 cent
  • 10 cent
  • 20 cent
  • 50 cent
  • 1 euro
  • 2 euro

 

Portugal 1 cent - First Portuguese Royal Seal - AD 1134

Krause - MishlerKM# 740
DetailsThe Royal Seal from 1134 surrounded by seven castles and five shields with a ring of stars representing the dialog between the different European Countries
SpecificationsDiameter - 16.25mm Thickness - 1.67mm Weight - 2.27gr
CompositionCopper plated steel (94.35% steel - 5.65% copper)
EdgeSmooth
Comments

Designer: Vitor Manuel Fernandes dos Santos

Designer initials: VS

Mintage278,106,172 pieces

 

Portugal 2 cent - First Portuguese Royal Seal - AD 1134

 

Portugal 5 cent - First Portuguese Royal Seal - AD 1134

 

Portugal 10 cents - Portuguese Royal Seal - AD 1142

 

Portugal 20 cents - Portuguese Royal Seal - AD 1142

 

Portugal 50 cents - Portuguese Royal Seal - AD 1142

 

Portugal 1 euro - Portuguese Royal Seal - AD 1144

 

Portugal 2 euro - Portuguese Royal Seal - AD 1144

Terms of import and export of currencies

Currency Import regulations:
Import of local currency (Euro-EUR) and foreign currencies without restrictions. However, amounts exceeding the equivalent of EUR 4,987.98 must be declared upon arrival in order to avoid possible difficulties when leaving Portugal.

Currency Export regulations:
Local currency (Euro – EUR) and foreign currencies: no restrictions if arriving from or traveling to another EU Member State .
If arriving directly from or traveling to a country outside the EU: amounts exceeding EUR 10,000.- or more or the equivalent in another currency (incl. banker’s draft and cheques of any kind) must be declared.