Brazil 1867 500 reis KM-472
In 1867 the silver coinage of Brazil was redesigned to adopt the portrait of the emperor Pedro II, who already appeared on the gold coinage. This type was struck 1867-69; similar coins were issued until the fall of the empire in 1889. The prior type with the value obverse (KM 464) also exists for 1867.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 6.25 g, .917 fine silver, .167 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 472.
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