Brazil 1748-R 640 reis

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Heritage sale 3022, lot 26491
Brazil 1748R 640 reis rev Heritage 3022-26491.jpg

This specimen was lot 26491 in Heritage sale 3022 (New York, January 2013), where it sold for $528.75. The catalog description[1] noted, "João V 640 Reis 1748-R, about VF, variety with round globe on cross. A lightly toned example." This type was minted at Rio 1748-50, high and low crown varieties exist. This specimen realized eight times the catalog value.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 19.32 g, .917 fine silver, .569 troy oz ASW, 37 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 158.2,Gomes-24.01.

Source:

  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3021, featuring the Cecil Webster, Richard P. Ariagno and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collection, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Pimentel, Alvaro Mendes, Catálogo de Moedas Brasileiras de 1643 a 1962, 9a Ed., Rio de Janeiro, 1962.
  • Sáez Salgado, Javier, Moedas de Ouro de Portugal, 1185-1889, Lisbon, Numisma Leiloes, 2001.
  • Alberto Gomes and Francisco Antonio Magro, Moedas Portuguesas e do Território Que Hoje é Portugal: Catálogo das Moedas Cunhadas para o Continentes e Ilhas Adjacentes, para os Territórios do Ultramar e Grão-Mestres Portugueses da Ordem de Malta, 6ª Edição, Lisbon: Associação Numismática de Portugal, 2013.

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