Brazil 1922 2000 reis

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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Shown is a silver two thousand réis of the United States of Brazil. It commemorated the centennial of independence from Portugal and was issued with an aluminum bronze five hundred réis (KM 521) and thousand réis (KM 522). The type comes in .900 fine silver (KM 523) and .500 fine silver (KM 523a) but are very difficult to tell apart.

Recorded mintage: 1,560,000.

Specification: 7.9 g, silver, 26 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 523 (.900 fine silver) and 523a (.500 fine silver).

Source:

  • 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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