Brazil 1886 10000 reis
This date, one of a series struck 1853-89, is among the moderately priced gold coins of the Empire of Brazil. This specimen was lot 22152 in Heritage sale 3010 (Boston, August 2010), where it sold for $345. The catalog description noted, "Pedro II gold 10000 Reis 1886, about XF, sharp strike."
Recorded mintage: 3,782.
Specification: 8.96 g, .917 fine gold, .264 troy oz.
Catalog reference: KM 467.
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- 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, Scott Cordry and John Kraljevich, Heritage Sale 3010: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2010.