Brazil 1900 2000 reis

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Ponterio sale 173, lot 1106
Brazil 1900 2000 reis rev Ponterio 173-1106.jpg

This specimen was lot 1106 in Ponterio sale 173 (New York, January 2013), where it sold for $499. The catalog description[1] noted, "BRAZIL. 2,000 Reis, 1900. 400th Anniversary of Discovery commemorative. Toned with peripheral highlights. PCGS MS-62 Secure Holder." This commemorative, issued with a silver 400, 1000 and 4000 réis (KM 502) was the last full weight crown from Brazil. The next issue (KM 506) was only 20 grams.

Recorded mintage: 20,000.

Specification: 25.5 g, .917 silver, .751 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM-501; LDMB-679.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio Sale 173: The January NYINC 2013 Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.
  • Amato, Claudio, Irlei S. Neves and Arnaldo Russo, Livro das Moedas do Brasil, 12a ed. Sao Paulo, 2008.

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