Brazil 1795-R 6400 reis

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Eliasberg lot 1228
Brazil 1795R 6400 reis rev Eliasberg 1228.jpg

This specimen was lot 1228 in the Eliasberg sale, where it sold for $977.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "1795 6,400 reis. Rio mint. MS-62 (NGC). Types as above. Warm yellow gold surfaces with strong lustre and excellent aesthetic appeal. Slightly imperfect centering, with broad dentilation around the upper periphery, thinner toward the bottom. A lovely coin. From the John H. Clapp Collection; Clapp estate to Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr., 1942." The type was struck in Brazil 1789-1805.

Recorded mintage: 225,809.

Specification: 14.34 g, .917 fine gold, .423 troy oz AGW; this specimen: 14.35 grams, 32.70 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: Fr-87, KM 226.1, Gomes-33.11.

Source:

  • [1]Kraljevich, John, John Pack, Elizabeth O. Piper and Frank Van Valen, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr., Collection of World Gold Coins and Medals, Wolfboro, NH: American Numismatic Rarities, 2005.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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