Brazil 1863 200 reis
This two hundred réis was issued 1854-67. It superseded a larger coin (KM 455) struck 1835-48. Its replacement bears the portrait of emperor Pedro II (KM 471) and is slightly lighter. This type is known counterstamped for circulation in the Azores (KM 19.1).
Recorded mintage: unknown but common.
Specification: 2.55 g, .917 fine, .075 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 469.
- 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.