The escudo is a unit of currency. It was used in Portugal and in their colonies and continues in use in several nations today. Currently, Cape Verde uses the escudo as its unit of currency. Escudo is Portuguese for “shield”.
Angolan escudo Chilean escudo Cape Verdean escudo Mozambican escudo Portuguese escudo Portuguese Guinean escudo Portuguese Indian escudo Portuguese Timorese escudo São Tomé and Príncipe escudo