Brazil 1889 200 reis

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Brazil 1889 200 reis rev 600.jpg

Shown is a copper-nickel two hundred réis of the United States of Brazil, struck 1889-1900. It is accompanied by similar 100 réis (KM 492). Much scarcer in nice condition than the SCWC indicates, despite the large mintage. The 200 réis gradually shrank until its abolition in 1942 with the reform of the coinage in that year.

Recorded mintage: 4,829,000.

Specification: copper-nickel.

Catalog reference: KM 493.


  • 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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