This week's Featured Web Video is Angola's Colonial Currency - 1909 to 1975
Photo animation of Angola's Portuguese Colonial Currency -- it displays paper-bills dated from 1909 to 1975.
Explored by the Portuguese navigator Diogo Cão in 1482, Angola became a link in trade with India and Southeast Asia. Later it also became a major source of slaves for Portugal's New World colony of Brazil.
Angola was under the Portuguese rule from 1482 to 1975 (493 years).
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