Brazil 1887 50 reis

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Brazil 1887 50 reis rev DSLR.jpg

This type was struck 1886-88 and this date is fairly common tho uncirculated specimens are scarce. It was intended to displace the copper forty réis struck twenty years before.

Recorded mintage: 590,000 for 1886-87.

Specification: copper-nickel.

Catalog reference: KM 492.


  • Amato, Claudio, Irlei S. Neves and Arnaldo Russo, Livro das Moedas do Brasil, 12a ed. Sao Paulo, 2008.
  • 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.

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