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What countries use the Escudo as their official currency?

Question #58525. Asked by author.
Last updated Aug 21 2016.

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Since Portugal changed to euros, just one: Cape Verde.


Response last updated by nautilator on Aug 21 2016.
Jul 27 2005, 4:02 PM
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The escudo is a unit of currency. It was used in Spain and Portugal and their colonies and continues in use in several nations today. Currently, Cape Verde uses the escudo as its unit of currency. Escudo is Portuguese and Spanish for "shield". The following articles contain more information (list may not contain all historical escudos):


Jun 21 2008, 1:55 PM
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