Brazil 1834 1200 reis
The first specimen was lot 26161 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $822.50. The catalog description noted, "Pedro II 1200 Reis 1834, AU55 NGC, well defined, with traces of luster around the devices." This type was struck in small numbers 1834-48 in Rio de Janeiro, with 1834, 1835 and 1837 being the reasonably available dates. The series came accompanied by 100 réis, 200 réis, 800 réis and 400 réis in silver.
Recorded mintage: 891.
Specification: 26.89 g, .917 fine silver, .792 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 454, Russo 552.
- 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.
- Amato, Claudio, Irlei S. Neves and Arnaldo Russo, Livro das Moedas do Brasil, 12a ed. Sao Paulo, 2008.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.