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500 réis

Ponterio sale 168, lot 50642
photo courtesy Ponterio & Associates

This note was lot 50642 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $176. The catalog description noted, "BRAZIL. Republica dos Estados Unidos do Brazil. 500 Reis, E.3A (1893). P-1b. Serie 131A. A bright note with only minor handling and a single vertical fold. Choice Extremely Fine."

2,000 réis

Ponterio sale 151, lot 6112
photo courtesy Ponterio & Associates

This note was lot 6112 in Ponterio sale 151 (Baltimore, November 2009), where it sold for $1,265. The catalog description noted, "BRAZIL. 2 Mil Reis, ND (1900). P-11. Estampa 9A. Serie 33A. A scarce note shown with the purple and multi-color under print which under lays a very ornate design. UNCIRCULATED."

500,000 réis

Ponterio sale 150, lot 8029
photo courtesy Ponterio & Associates

This note was lot 8029 in Ponterio sale 150 (Los Angeles, August 2009), where it sold for $1322.50. The catalog description noted, "BRAZIL. 500 Mil Reis, 18.12.1926. P-108. Truly a beautiful note with a lovely young women portrayed at the center and vivid multi-colored under prints. The reverse is the most prominent part of the note with the vignette showing an amazingly detailed naval battle in a brilliant blue ink. This specimen will surely grab the attention of knowledgeable bidders. UNCIRCULATED."

Sources:

  • Ponterio, Richard, and Kent Ponterio, Ponterio sale 150: The 2009 Los Angeles ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Bowers and Merena, 2009.
  • Ponterio, Richard, and Kent Ponterio, Ponterio sale 151: The 2009 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Bowers and Merena, 2009.
  • Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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