Brazil 1826-R 160 reis
This specimen was lot 23313 in Heritage sale 3012 (Boston, August 2010), where it sold for $1,610. The catalog description 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.
- Tucker, Warren, and Scott Cordry, Heritage Sale 3012: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2010.