Brazil 1807-R 6400 reis

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Heritage sale 3010, lot 20386
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 20386 in Heritage sale 3010 (Boston, August 2010), where it sold for $1,955. The catalog description[1] noted, "João VI Prince Regent gold 6400 Reis 1807R, AU58 NGC, fully lustrous and very close to mint state. From the Recife Collection of 6400 Reis." The type was struck 1805-17 with the portrait of João as Prince Regent (he later became king João VI).

Recorded mintage: 59,000.

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

Catalog reference: Fr-93, KM 236.1.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • 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.
  • Pimentel, Alvaro Mendes, Catálogo de Moedas Brasileiras de 1643 a 1962, 9a Ed., Rio de Janeiro, 1962.
  • [1]Tucker, Warren, Scott Cordry and John Kraljevich, Heritage Sale 3010: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2010.

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