Cape Verde 2000 Escudos

Cape Verde 2000 Escudos


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The escudo is the official currency of the Republic of Cape Verde since 1914, when it replaced the Cape Verdean real. The Banco Nacional Ultramarino introduced the first notes in denominations of 4, 5, 10, 20 and 50 centavos, followed by the 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 escudos in 1921. In 1945, a new series was issued, omitting the 1 and 5 denominations, and introducing the 500 escudos note. The 1, 5 and 10 escudos notes were replaced by coin between 1945 and 1953. After the independence in 1975, notes were issued in denominations of 100, 500 and 1000 escudos, followed by 200 and 2500 in 1989. In 2014, the Banco de Cabo Verde introduced a new banknotes series in denominations of 200, 1000, and 2000 escudos, followed by 500 and 5000 escudos in 2015.

The 2000 Cape Verdean escudos note front design features Eugénio de Paula Tavares (1867 – 1930), who was a Cape Verdean poet, the tip of a pen, petals of cardinal flower, a hologram represented by an open book, which contains the National Emblem of the Republic of Cape Verde and the denomination. The reverse note side illustrates the stanza of the poem “Morna de Aguada” by Eugénio Tavares on the cardinal flower, the tip of a pencil and the denomination. The lettering in the note is in the Portuguese language.  This note is part of the 1999 series, and its color is brown, green and red on multicolor underprint.

Text: Banco De Cabo Verde, O Governador, O Administrator, Dois Mil Escudos, Eugénio Tavares, Banco De Cabo Verde, Dois Mil Escudos, 1 de Julho de 1999, Se ê pam vivê na es mal De ca tem, Quem que q’rem, Ma’nq’ re morré sem luz, Na nha cruz, Na es dor, De dâ nha bida, Na martírio de amor! 2000.

Additional information

Tender Types



Cape Verde


current Cape Verdean escudo banknotes

Product Currencies

Cape Verdean escudo

Country banknote denominations

200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000


Brown, Green, Red

Composition material



142 x 72 mm


Poem "Morna de Aguada"




Eugénio de Paula Tavares




Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)


Book, flower, Poem, Portrait

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