Portugal 1798 200 reis

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Goldberg sale 34, lot 3052
photo courtesy Ira & Larry Goldberg

This specimen was lot 3052 in Goldberg sale 34 (Beverly Hills, February 2006), where it sold for $270. The catalog description[1] noted, "Portugal. 200 Reis, 1798. Maria I, 1786-1798. A lovely early type in choice condition. PCGS graded MS-63." This type was struck 1793-99 and is roughly the same size as the contemporary Brazilian 320 réis.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 7.3 g, .917 fine silver, 30 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 307, Gomes-15.06.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • 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.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, and Larry Goldberg, Goldberg Sale 34: the pre-Long Beach sale, Beverly Hills, CA: Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers, 2006.

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