The 100 Escudos (6 reeded parts) coin was part of the Second Republic 1974 – 2001 series of Portugal. The coin was minted by the Imprensa Nacional – Casa da Moeda, Portugal between the years 1989 and 1991. The coin itself was made of Outer Ring: 75% copper, 25% nickel, core: ~ 81-63% copper, 9-27% tin, 10% aluminium and had a segmented with plain reeding edge. This circular coin had a raised un-decorated rim. It weighed 8.3 grams, and had a diameter of 25.1mm. The known mintage of the 100 Escudos (6 reeded parts) coin is 117,500,000
The 100 Escudos coin is Bimetallic. The core design features an Emblem the Escutcheon on a metallic globe above the value 100 ESCUDOS. The legend on the outer ring features the state name REPUBLICA PORTUGAL. On the bottom the year can be found, this will be between 1989 – 1991.
The Back features an Armored 1/2 length figure of Pedro Nunes holding globe facing left in the core of the coin. The legend in the core on the left-top features his name PEDRO NUNES. The legend in the outer ring reads EUROPA, each letter is seperated by two five pointed stars. Micro text on the lower left and right of the coin features the coin designers name. The edge of coin is what differenciates this coin from other varient of this denomination in between the years 1989 and 2001. The edge has six reeded parts, where as the variation has five reeded parts.
Below is a table of values for this coin based on condition (along the top) and year along the side.
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