More about American Dollars1 US Dollar (US$) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of US$1000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1. Coins are in denominations of US$1, and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 cents. A 25 cent coin is commonly referred to as a quarter, a 10 cent coin is a dime, a 5 cent coin is a nickel, and a 1 cent coin is a penny.
More about Portugese EscudoJan. 1, 2002: The EURO has replaced the Escudo as the official currency in Portugal (and 11 other EU countries).
1 Escudo (Esc) = 100 centavos.
Notes are in denominations of Esc10,000, 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500.
The Esc1000 note is known as a conto.
Coins are in denominations of Esc200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2.5, 1 and 50 centavos.
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