Slavery & Freedom

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Slavery & Freedom

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Portugal, 2,000 Escudos
Obverse: Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu Dias (c. 1451 – 29 May 1500); Astrolabe. Reverse: Sailing ship near the Cape of Good Hope in 1488; Stylised map of Europe and Africa; Sextant, compass, direction corrector; Mechanical celestial globe with…

Portugal, 5,000 Escudos
Vasco da Gama, sailing ship

Portugal, 500 Escudos
Obverse: João de Barros. Discoveries. Reverse: Decadas - Decades of Asia. Allegory of Portuguese Discoveries.

Portugal, 1,000 Escudos
Obverse: Portuguese Maritime Discoveries: Portuguese navigator and explorer Pedro Alvares Cabral who discovered Brazil on 22nd of April 1500; Reverse: Terra Brasilis - Brazilian jungle - different animals and birds depicted; Portuguese caravela…

Brazil, 1 Cruzeiro Novo on 1000 Cruzeiros
Pedro Alvares Cabral; scene of the "First Mass"

Brazil, 10 Reais 2,000
Front: 500 years of the discovery of Brazil; Portuguese navigator and explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral who discovered Brazil on 22nd of April 1500; the "Terra Brasilis" map; Part of Pero Vaz de Caminha's letter; Five caravels (XVI century ships) from…

Jamaica, 500 Dollars
Front: Portrait of Nanny of the Maroons (Queen Nanny; Granny Nanny), a National Hero of Jamaica.
Back: Old map of Jamaica; Port Royal (Cayo de Carena).

P. Bogle, bird, kids

Jamaica, 50 Dollars
Sharpe, Montego Bay
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