Brazil 1826-R 160 reis

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Heritage sale 3012, lot 23313
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 23313 in Heritage sale 3012 (Boston, August 2010), where it sold for $1,610. The catalog description[1] noted, "Pedro I 160 Reis 1826-R, choice toned VF-XF, struck over an earlier coin, few tiny marks above the denomination. Rare type and date. From The Guariba Collection of Brazilian Coins." The 1824-R is the only other known date and it is also rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown but few.

Specification: 4.48 g, .917 fine silver, .132 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 373.


  • 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 Scott Cordry, Heritage Sale 3012: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2010.

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