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Live auction - fwo_612368 - PORTUGAL - KINGDOM OF PORTUGAL - LUIS I 10.000 Reis 1879 Lisbonne

PORTUGAL - KINGDOM OF PORTUGAL - LUIS I 10.000 Reis 1879 Lisbonne MS
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Estimate : 1 500 €
Price : 1 000 €
Maximum bid : 1 001 €
End of the sale : 27 October 2020 21:08:35
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : 10.000 Reis
Date: 1879
Mint name / Town : Lisbonne
Quantity minted : 35651
Metal : gold
Millesimal fineness : 917 ‰
Diameter : 28 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 17,74 g.
Edge : cannelée
Rarity : R1
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : LUDOVICUS. I . PORTUG: ET. ALGARB: REX..
Obverse description : Tête nue à gauche ; au-dessous signature F.A.C. et à l’exergue 1879.
Obverse translation : (Louis Ier roi du Portugal et d’Algarve).


Reverse legend : 10.000 REIS.
Reverse description : Écu de Bragance posé sur un manteau couronné.


Ce type fut frappé entre 1878 et 1889.

Historical background



Louis I (1838-1889) is the son of Maria II and Ferdinand II. He is also the brother of Peter V whom he succeeded in 1861. He married in 1862 Maria Pia, daughter of Victor Emmanuel II of Italy. His son Charles I (1863-1908) succeeded him in 1889.

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