Brazil 1814 4000 reis
This type was struck 1808-17 at Rio and Bahia. It is the most common "moidore" of the nineteenth century. An overdate, 1814/3, is recorded for the year.
Recorded mintage: 102,000.
Specification: 8.07 g, .917 fine gold, .237 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM 235.2.
- 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.
- 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.