Corrida ao Banco de Portugal

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Corrida ao Banco de Portugal, a 8 de dezembro de 1925, para trocar notas de 500 escudos (efígie Vasco da Gama), impressas na fraude do Banco Angola e Metrópole. Em dois dias trocaram-se 6o mil notas.
Local: Banco de Portugal
In 1925 there was a fraud regarding banknotes. This photo shows a race to the Banco de Portugal, on December 8th, with people trying to exchange the 500 escudos notes with a Vasco da Gama’s image that were printed due to the fraud of the Banco de Angola e Metropole. In two days 60.000 notes were exchanged.
Location: Banco de Portugal





 


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