Brazil 1743-B 1600 reis

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Heritage sale 3015, lot 23632
Brazil 1743B 1600 reis rev Heritage 3015-23632.jpg
This specimen was lot 23632 in Heritage sale 3015 (Long Beach, September 2011), where it sold for $13,225. The catalog description[1] noted,
"João V gold 1600 Reis 1743B, toned VF-XF with bold design features. Very rare date."
This type was struck intermittently 1727-50 from Bahia and 1736 only from Rio. All dates are rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.58 g, .917 fine gold, .105 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 128.


  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3015, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2011.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
  • Pimentel, Alvaro Mendes, Catálogo de Moedas Brasileiras de 1643 a 1962, 9a Ed., Rio de Janeiro, 1962.

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