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Escudo of Cabo Verde

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  • Cabo Verde, Republic
  • Escudo of Cabo Verde
  • Praia
  • of 4 030 sq. km
  • Portuguese (state)
  • CV (CPV) 132

Monetary unit of Cabo Verde is the escudo, equal 100 centavo and manufactured by Bank of Cabo Verde. In the cash circulation there are denominations of denomination 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 2500, 5000 escudos.

Escudo of Cape Verde Islands (about 1986 g - Cabo Verde) - the first national monetary unit of the country; it is entered into 1976 instead of the Portuguese overseas escudo manufactured for colonies.

The Standard reduced designation of the native currency of this African country - CVE . The escudo of Cabo Verde is the soft currency which rate positions the government with a binding to so-called "basket of currency" into which a number of monetary units of the Western Europe and, certainly, US dollar enters. Exportation of escudo from the country the free.

the Flag of Cabo Verde the Map of Cabo Verde
the Arms of Cabo Verde

The native currency Name reminds of the colonial past of the country and there is from the Spanish word "board".

Face side of the note in nominal value 200 escudos, having the size 121 x 62 mm and coloured mainly in turquoise colour and ochre, is decorated by the plotting of a packet ship of "Ernestina", on the back the this denomination the airport building, planes and aerials is represented. For protection of authenticity of the note are used a watermark (a portrait of Amilkar Kabral - the national hero of Guinea-Bissau and Cabo Verde) and the protective thread which is passing to the right of the center of a denomination.

Remarkable feature of notes which are manufactured recently by Bank of Cabo Verde, that all plotting seated on them is possessed vertically, often it is concerns also nominal value designations.

Face side 200 escudos of Cabo Verde
the Back 200 escudos of Cabo Verde

On face side of notes of denomination 1000 escudos of Cabo Verde Antonio Aurelio Gonsalvesha's portrait (1902-1986), the writer who has enclosed the big investment in development of the literature of Cabo Verde, on the back - a tree a dracaena is represented. The denomination is executed in violet-red-yellow tones.

Face side 1000 escudos of Cabo Verde
the Back 1000 escudos of Cabo Verde

It is updated 03.2012

Coins of Cabo Verde


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