The real is a quarter of a peseta, but the escudo of ten reales has been suppressed.
The nearest relatives received an 'escudo de oro,' or two-dollar piece.
The real of eight received a new name, escudo de plata, and was to issue at an equivalence of 10 reals of the new silver.
The largest weight is the tàhel, which is the weight of ten reals of silver—or, as we say, of one escudo.
Before every storm the boat of phantoms appeared, and when he sailed for escudo and Porto Bello it followed him.