Brazil 1817-R 960 reis

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Heritage sale 3020, lot 23309
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries
from the Mountain Groan Collection
Brazil 1817R 960 reis rev DSLR.jpg

The first specimen was part of lot 23309 in Heritage sale 3020 (Long Beach, September 2012), where it sold for $1,762.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Selection of Silver 960 Reis, a nice group ranging in grade from VF to XF." This silver 960 réis was minted at the Rio mint 1810-18. 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.

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]Tucker, Warren, and Cris Bierrenbach, Heritage Signature Auction 3020: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.

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