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Live auction - fwo_612218 - BRAZIL - JOSEPH I Peça de 6400 Reis 1776 Rio de Janeiro

BRAZIL - JOSEPH I Peça de 6400 Reis 1776 Rio de Janeiro AU
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Estimate : 1 200 €
Price : 870 €
Maximum bid : 975 €
End of the sale : 08 September 2020 18:28:47
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Peça de 6400 Reis
Date: 1776
Mint name / Town : Rio de Janeiro
Quantity minted : -
Metal : gold
Millesimal fineness : 917 ‰
Diameter : 32 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 14,35 g.
Edge : feuillue
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire quasi SUP présentant quelques coups sur la tranche et des stries d’ajustage en bord de flan. Restes de brillant d’origine
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : JOSEPHUS. I. D. G. - PORT. ET. ALG. REX..
Obverse description : Buste drapé et lauré à droite de Joseph Ier ; au-dessous B. et 1776 .
Obverse translation : (Joseph Ier, par la grâce de Dieu, roi du Portugal et d'Algarve).


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Écu du Portugal orné de cuirs et sommé d'une couronne royale.


Ces pièces de 6400 reis furent frappées entre 1751 et 1777 dans seulement deux ateliers, Rio, et Bahia.

Historical background



Joseph (1714-1777) was the son of John V. and Mary-Anne, daughter of Leopold I of Austria. He succeeded his father as king of Portugal in 1750. His brother Peter III successor in 1777.

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