Portuguese Brazil - John V - 4,000 Reis - Bahia - 1720
Coins - World
£300 - 400
EUR 390 - 520
USD 440 - 580
Opening Bid: £315 (EUR 409; USD 457)
Dated 1720 AD. Portuguese Brazil. Bahia mint. Obv: crowned shield of arms with value 4000 to left and IOANNES V D G PORT ET ALG REX legend. Rev: cross with Bs in angles with date 1720 above and IN HOC SIGNO VINCES legend. 10.60 grams. Near extremely fine, with slight scuffing and slight bend to flan. Much lustre.
Ex DNW Sale, 14th March 2007, lot 2281 (realised Â£340 + premium).
Friedberg Brazil, 30; Gomes 35.07; Krause Brazil, KM# 106.
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way
London WC1A 2TH
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