Brazil 1889 100 reis KM-492

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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Copper-nickel 100 réis of the United States of Brazil. Much scarcer in nice condition than the SCWC indicates, even tho the type was struck 1889 and 1893-1900. The 100 réis gradually shrank (KM 503, KM 518, KM 527, KM 536 and KM 544) until its abolition in 1942 with the reform of the coinage in that year.

Recorded mintage: 7,686,000.

Specification: copper-nickel.

Catalog reference: KM 492.


  • 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.

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