Brazil 1758-B 640 reis

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Heritage sale 3020, lot 23204
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 23204 in Heritage sale 3020 (Long Beach, September 2012), where it sold for $881.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "Jose I 640 Reis 1758B, nice toned VF with gray and blue-green patina, scarce one-year type with the King's name spelled JOSEPHUS. From The Santana Collection of 640 Reis." This type was struck 1751-55 at Rio (KM 170.1), 1752-56 at Lisbon (KM 170.2) and 1757-58 at Bahia (KM 170.3 and 170.4, shown here).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: KM 170.4, Russo-194.


  • Amato, Claudio, Irlei S. Neves and Arnaldo Russo, Livro das Moedas do Brasil, 12a ed. Sao Paulo, 2008.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • [1]Tucker, Warren, and Cris Bierrenbach, Heritage Signature Auction 3020: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.

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