Portugal 20 Escudos banknote 1915

Portugal 20 Escudos banknote 1915 Almeida Garrett
Portugal 20 escudos note of 1915
20 Portuguese Escudos

Portugal 20 Escudos banknote 1915 Banco De Portugal

Obverse: Portrait of Almeida Garrett at centre, the word OURO (gold) appears as the central theme on the banner presented by two allegorical women, woman with quill pen at left, woman holding scales of justice at right, value at lower left and right, sketch of head of Minerva in watermark area at top right.
Reverse: Coat of arms of Portugal, value at lower left and right.
Printed by Bradbury Wilkinson & Company Ltd, England.

Old Portuguese Escudo banknotes
Escudo Ouro (Gold Escudo) System
1913-1923 Regular Issue

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João Baptista da Silva Leitão de Almeida Garrett, Viscount of Almeida Garrett (February 4, 1799 – December 9, 1854) was a Portuguese poet, playwright, novelist and politician. He is considered to be the introducer of the Romantic movement in Portugal. He is regarded as one of history's greatest Romanticists and a true revolutionary and humanist.