Brazil 1814-R 960 reis

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Stack's Bowers ANA sale, lot 30308
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This specimen was lot 30308 in Stack's Bowers ANA auction (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $176.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "BRAZIL. 960 Reis, 1814-R. NGC MS-62. Struck Spanish colonial bust 8 Reales. Lightly toned with golden luster." This silver 960 réis was minted at the Rio mint 1810-17. These coins were usually struck over Spanish-American dollars but many other undertypes are known.

Recorded mintage: unknown but common.

Specification: 26.89 g, .896 fine silver, .774 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM-307.3; LDMB-P424.

Source:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, The August 2014 Chicago ANA Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the David O'Harrow Collection, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.

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