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Portugal (Timor) Centavos and Escudos Coinage  1958 to 1970
Portugal (Timor) Centavos and Escudos Coinage 1958 to 1970

Timor is an island in Indonesia, north of Australia. A large Portuguese colony there issued coins with a common pattern, but of several denominations and compositions, as follows:

10 CENTAVOS: 1958, bronze
20 CENTAVOS: 1970, bronze
30 CENTAVOS: 1958, bronze
50 CENTAVOS: 1970, bronze
60 CENTAVOS ($60): 1958, copper-nickel-zinc
1 ESCUDO (1$00): 1958, copper-nickel-zinc
1 ESCUDO: 1970, bronze
2 1/2 ESCUDOS (2$50): 1970, copper-nickel
3 ESCUDOS (3$00): 1958, 0.073 troy ounces silver
5 ESCUDOS (5$00): 1970, copper-nickel
6 ESCUDOS (6$00): 1958, 0.146 troy ounces silver
10 ESCUDOS (10$00): 1964, 0.146 troy ounces silver
10 ESCUDOS (10$00): 1970, copper-nickel

If you have one of the silver coins, compute base value (BV) first by multiplying the current price of silver by the silver content. Values in the listings below are approximate catalog values. Be sure to read our Important Terminology page so you can properly interpret these values.

10 CENTAVOS
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $3
well preserved: $15
fully uncirculated: $30

20 CENTAVOS
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $2
well preserved: $3
fully uncirculated: $5

30 CENTAVOS
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $2
well preserved: $10
fully uncirculated: $30

50 CENTAVOS
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $1
well preserved: $2
fully uncirculated: $4

60 CENTAVOS
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $3
well preserved: $12
fully uncirculated: $30

1 ESCUDO 1958
worn: $2 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $4
well preserved: $40
fully uncirculated: $80

1 ESCUDO 1970
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $2
well preserved: $3
fully uncirculated: $6

2 1/2 ESCUDOS
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $2
well preserved: $4
fully uncirculated: $8

3 ESCUDOS
worn: BV
average circulated: BV + $1
well preserved: BV + $10
fully uncirculated: BV + $20

5 ESCUDOS
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $3
well preserved: $7
fully uncirculated: $14

6 ESCUDOS
worn: BV
average circulated: BV + $2
well preserved: BV + $10
fully uncirculated: BV + $25

10 ESCUDOS 1964
worn: BV
average circulated: BV + $3
well preserved: BV + $10
fully uncirculated: BV + $20

10 ESCUDOS 1970
worn: $4 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $6
well preserved: $12
fully uncirculated: $22

Coin: 20733 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Lumerness, Tue, 23-Feb-2016 03:08:00 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Wed, 24-Feb-2016 16:10:42 GMT
Tags: portugal timor centavos centavo escudos escudo centanos centaos escvdo escudus castle earth sphere globe ball spheres balls globes hemisphere orb

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