Portugal 1861 100 reis

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This Portuguese dime is the most common of four dates struck 1857-61. It is accompanied by similar silver 200 réis (KM 499), 500 réis (KM 498) and gold 2000 réis (KM 500) and 5000 réis (KM 505). None are particularly expensive but all are seldom seen.

Recorded mintage: 762,000.

Specification: 2.5 g, .917 fine silver, 20 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 497, Gomes-03.05.

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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