Brazil 1750-B 6400 reis

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Heritage sale 3026, lot 23994
Brazil 1750B 6400 reis rev H3026-23994.jpg

This specimen was lot 23994 in Heritage sale 3026 (Long Beach, October 2013), where it sold for $8,225. The catalog description[1] noted, "João V gold 6400 Reis 1750-B, MS65 NGC, a superb coin with well-struck details and full mint brilliance, very rare Bahia Mint product in this exclusive quality. The 5 appears to be punched over a 4, the overdate unlisted." This type was struck 1731-50 and is among the more available colonial gold coins of Brazil.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 14.34 g, .917 fine gold, .423 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 151.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3026, World & Ancient Coins, featuring the RLM Collection, Part Two, the Nogales Collection and the Goetz Medals Die Archive, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.
  • 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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