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1953 Portugal 10 Centavos coin pendant Portuguese 5 Quinas Lisbon Douro River Faro Quincunx cross Mirandese Oporto Iberian Castilian n001173

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Portugal 10 Centavos {1942-1969} 1S


front: Five escutcheons in form of a cross, each one displaying five bezants

The coat of arms of Portugal is popularly referred as the Five Quinas or simply the Quinas (quinas being the Portuguese term for quincunxes). Legend explains that these escutcheons represent the five moor kings defeated by King Afonso I of Portugal in the battle of Ourique

back: Olive branches

• quantity 1
• demonetized {no longer in circulation} polished Bronze coin
• diameter: 17.5 mm
• weight: 2 g

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