Brazil 1909 10000 reis

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Heritage sale 3026, lot 24060
Brazil 1909 10000 reis rev H3026-24060.jpg

This specimen was lot 24060 in Heritage sale 3026 (Long Beach, October 2013), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "Republic gold 10000 Reis 1909, MS61 NGC, a nice lustrous coin with light handling in the fields. Very rare date with a mintage of 1,069, and especially elusive when certified as mint state." This type was struck in small quantities 1889-1922 along with a larger twenty milréis. It is normally seen lightly circulated with bagmarks from storage in bank vaults.

Recorded mintage: 1,069.

Specification: 8.96 g, .917 fine gold, .264 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 496.

Source:

  • [1] Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3026, World & Ancient Coins, featuring the RLM Collection, Part Two, the Nogales Collection and the Goetz Medals Die Archive, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Pimentel, Alvaro Mendes, Catálogo de Moedas Brasileiras de 1643 a 1962, 9a Ed., Rio de Janeiro, 1962.

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