Brazil 1775-R 6400 reis

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This specimen is one of a type struck at the Rio de Janeiro mint in Brazil 1751-77. This coin was called a "joe" in English speaking countries.

Recorded mintage: 378,000.

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

Catalog reference: KM 172.2.


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.
  • 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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