Brazil 1811-B 960 reis

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Heritage sale 3026, lot 26623
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 26623 in Heritage sale 3026 (Long Beach, October 2013), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "João Prince Regent 960 Reis 1811-B, AU, handsomely toned in a medium gray. Few abrasions of note are visible on the surfaces." This type was struck 1810-18 on pesos from all over Latin America but mostly portrait dollars of Peru and Bolivia. Thousands survive.

Recorded mintage: unknown but common.

Specification: 27.07 g, .896 fine silver, 786 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 307.1.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • 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.
  • Levy, David André, Os Recunhos de 960 réis: The 960 réis Overstrikes, Sao Paulo, 2009.
  • [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.

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