400 Réis

400 Réis -  obverse400 Réis -  reverse

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Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1938-1942
Value 400 Réis (400)
Currency Real (1799-1942)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 5.5 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.9 mm
Shape Scalloped (22 notches)
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 1942
References KM# 547
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.

Obverse

Portrait of Getúlio Dornelles Vargas (1882-1954), President of Brazil, first as dictator, from 1930 to 1945, and in a democratically elected term from 1951 until his suicide in 1954.

Lettering: GETULIO VARGAS

Engraver: Leopoldo Alves de Campos

Reverse

Denomination above date encircled by Marajoara decoration collar.

Lettering:
BRASIL
400
RÉIS
1940

Engravers: Walfrides Bruno Trindade, Orlando Moutinho Maia

Edge

Smooth with indentations / scallops

Comments

The Marajoara or Marajó was a native nation that inhabited the Marajó Island and the Amazon river in the Pre-Columbian era.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1938  10,620,000 0.36 0.65 0.73 0.78 3.35 66%
1940  7,312,000 0.37 0.78 0.76 0.96 2.95 55%
1942  1,496,000 0.94 0.60 0.95 1.25 27% Higher copper content

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