Brazil 1868 200 reis
This two hundred réis was the last silver coin of this denomination, being issued 1867-69. It bears the portrait of emperor Pedro II and matches the standard of the contemporary French fifty centimes. The superseding type (KM 478), issued 1871-84, was copper-nickel.
Recorded mintage: unknown but common.
Specification: 2.5 g, .835 fine, .067 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 471.
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- Amato, Claudio, Irlei S. Neves and Arnaldo Russo, Livro das Moedas do Brasil, 12a ed. Sao Paulo, 2008.