Brazil 1919 50 reis
Shown is a copper-nickel fifty réis of the United States of Brazil. This is the regular issue, struck 1918-22, 1925-26, 1931 and 1935. Unlike the larger hundred and four hundred réis, this denomination was not used for the series of commemoratives issued during the thirties.
Recorded mintage: 558,000.
Specification: 3.08 g, copper-nickel, 17.3 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 517.
- 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.