Portugal 1805 6400 reis

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Sincona sale 26, lot 3613
This specimen was lot 3613 in Sincona sale 26 (Zurich, October 2015), where it sold for 1,100 CHF (about US$1,359 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"João VI. 1799-1826 Peca 1805. Fast vorzüglich. Prägeschwäche Rv. (kingdom of Portugal, John VI, 1799-1826, peça of 1805. Choice extremely fine, reverse cleaned.)"
This type was struck 1804-16 but is seldom seen compared to similar coins that were struck in Brazil.

Recorded mintage: 27,275.

Specification: 14.34 g, .917 fine gold, 31.5 mm diameter, this specimen 14.32 g.

Catalog reference: Gomes-32.02, Fr-123, KM 336.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • Sáez Salgado, Javier, Moedas de Ouro de Portugal, 1185-1889, Lisbon, Numisma Leiloes, 2001.
  • 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]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 26, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.

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