Madeira 1850 10 reis
This specimen was lot 21145 in Stack's Bowers 2018 NYINC sale (New York, January 2018), where it sold for $16,200. The catalog description noted, "MADEIRA ISLANDS. 10 Reis, 1850. PCGS AU-58 Secure Holder. Unpriced and listed as UNIQUE in both KM and Gomes. Needle sharp strike with attractive chocolate brown surfaces." This rather scarce type was also issued in 1842 and 1852 along with a twenty réis.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM-2; Gomes-02.03.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Alberto Gomes and Francisco Antonio Magro, Moedas Portuguesas e do Território Que Hoje é Portugal: Catálogo das Moedas Cunhadas para o Continentes e Ilhas Adjacentes, para os Territórios do Ultramar e Grão-Mestres Portugueses da Ordem de Malta, 6ª Edição, Lisbon: Associação Numismática de Portugal, 2013.
- Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio, John Kraljevich and Cris Chatigny, The January 2018 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Eldorado Collection of Colombian and Ecuadorian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.