Portugal 1882 10000 reis

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Sincona sale 54, lot 975
This specimen was lot 975 in Sincona sale 54 (Zurich, May 2019), where it sold for 750 CHF (about US$893 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"PORTUGAL | Königreich, Luis I. 1861-1889. 10000 Reis 1882, Lissabon. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. Feine Goldpatina. (kingdom of Portugal, Louis I, 1861-89, 10,000 réis of 1882, Lisbon mint. Very fine-extremely fine, Nice gold toning.)"
This type was struck in Lisbon 1878-89 and is one of the more common of Portuguese gold coins. Gold 2000 and 5000 réis bearing this portrait also exist along with a series of silver issues.

Recorded mintage: 15,000.

Specification: 17.73 g, .917 fine gold, .522 troy oz AGW, 29 mm diameter; this specimen: 17.67 g.

Catalog reference: KM 520, Gomes 17.05, Fr-152.


  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 54: Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2019.
  • 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.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • 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.
  • Sáez Salgado, Javier, Moedas de Ouro de Portugal, 1185-1889, Lisbon, Numisma Leiloes, 2001.

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