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Garcia De Orta, The Gaon Herbalist: 20 Escudos (Portugal, 1971)-Reference

This Portuguese banknote represents the 1st denomination of the Escudo (Series 1968-71). The observe features a statue of herbalist Garcia De Orta (1501-1568), renown for his work in Portuguese India. The reverse illustration depicts a market place, in 16th century Goa. (Note Size: 136 x 65 mm or 5.35 x 2.56 in)



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