Portugal (1828-34) 80 reis

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This type, an 80 réis or tostão was struck 1828-34 without a date and is the last of the denomination prior to the decimal reform of 1836. Tho marked LXXX, it traded for 100 réis. King Michael was a usurper who was finally driven out in 1834 in favor of his niece, queen Maria II.

Recorded mintage: 9,986.

Specification: 3.1 g, .917 fine silver, 22 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 383, Gomes-07.01.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Reis, Lina, Anuário de Numismática, Moedas e notas 2010, 31ª ediçao, Lisbon: Publinummis, Lda, 2009.
  • 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.

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