Brazil 1824-R 960 reis

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Heritage sale 3020, lot 23309
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This 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 1823-27. These coins were usually struck over Spanish-American dollars but many other undertypes are known.

Recorded mintage: 600,000.

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

Catalog reference: KM 368.1.


  • Amato, Claudio, Irlei S. Neves and Arnaldo Russo, Livro das Moedas do Brasil, 12a ed. Sao Paulo, 2008.
  • 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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