Brazil - 960 Reis 1813 João - Silver

Description
Brazil - 960 Reis 1813 João - Silver
Very fine

Rare and scarce silver coin of 960 Reis struck in 1813.

Country: Brazil (back then still a Portuguese colony).
Reign: João P. r. Struck during the regency of the prince Juan of Portugal, Prince of Brazil, future Juan VI.
Mint:
Face value: 960 Reis (Patacão - Patacón)
Restrike year: 1813
Quality: VF+ or EF/XF-
Material: silver.
Purity: 896 ‰
Weight: 26.80 g
Diameter: 40.89 mm
Mintage: Wheel
Obverse legend: 'JOANNES.D.G.PORT.P.REGENS.ET.BRAS.D.' ('Joannes Dei Gratia Portugaliae Princeps Regens et Brasiliae Dominus' – Juan, for the Grace of God, Prince Regent of Portugal and Lord of Brazil).
Striated edge. In the centre, royal crowned shield; above 18-13; to the left, 960; to the right, three rosettes between dots.
Reverse legend: 'SUBQ. (dot above the Q) SIGN. NATA STAB.' ('Subquo Signo Nata Stabili' - Born under stable sign)
Striated edge. In the centre, armillary sphere over a cross.

Lot details
Country
Brazil
Nominal Value
960
Currency
Reis
Year/Period and Variation
1813 João
Precious metals
Silver
No. of items
1
Type
Coin
Condition
Very fine
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