Numis Portugal 1987 500 Escudo Cufflink Ankers

  • $ 25.00 CAD

Country Portugal
Year 1987
Denomination 500 Escudos
WPM Catalog Code P-180


Description (from

Obverse: Mouzinho Da Silveira (12 July 1780 in Castelo de Vide – 4 April 1849)

Reverse: Bundle of wheat, sunflowers and grapes

Jose Xavier Mouzinho da Silveira (12 July 1780 in Castelo de Vide - 4 April 1849 in Lisbon) was a statesman, jurist and Portuguese politician, as well as one of the most important personalities of the Liberal Revolution of 1820, responsible for legislation and administrative reforms that shaped Portuguese institutions, taxation and justice in the period after the Constitutional Charter. Imprisoned after the Abrilada, he turned one of the most uncompromising defenders of the Charter, remaining in exile for several years after 1828, and only returning in 1834 to defend his legislative agenda, exiling himself once again in 1836. In the final ten years of his life, Mouzinho da Silveira retired from public life, before his untimely death.

When creating the ankers we attempt to capture interesting aspects of each bill. Unfortunately, we can't guarantee selected areas such as serial numbers, year or denomination for specific purchases. Each piece has interesting aspects on the front or back. There are even ankers that appear to have just white space, but reveal watermark features when held up to the light. The full image of the banknotes is just a sample and not the actual ones used in the production of the ankers.

Please note that the Numis series of ankers are sold individually and not as pairs.

Don't forget to add in cufflink shanks if you don't already own a set.  If you're interested in learning more about the environmental aspects of our ankers, read on.

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