5 Réis - José I


Country Brazil
Type Common coin
Years 1752-1777
Value 5 Réis (5)
Metal Copper
Weight 3.58 g
Diameter 25 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 173
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Crowned monogram above date



Thin parallels on globe





Low crown

High crown

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Year Mintage VG F VF XF UNC
1752  KM#173.1 (Lisbon Mint; without mintmark)
1753  418,000 KM#173.1 (Lisbon Mint; without mintmark)
1765 R KM#173.2 (Rio de Janeiro Mint)
1766 R KM#173.2 (Rio de Janeiro Mint)
1767 R 69,000 KM#173.2 (Rio de Janeiro Mint)
1768  KM#173.3 (Lisbon Mint; without mintmark; "PECUNIA")
1768  KM#173.3 (Lisbon Mint; without mintmark; "PECVNIA")
1768 R 7,702 KM#173.2 (Rio de Janeiro Mint) Extremely Rare
1772 R 47,000 KM#173.2 (Rio de Janeiro Mint)
1773  660,000 KM#173.3 (Lisbon Mint; without mintmark)
1773 R 69,000 KM#173.2 (Rio de Janeiro Mint)
1774  1,800,000 KM#173.3 (Lisbon Mint; without mintmark; low crown and high crown)
1774 R 125,039 KM#173.2 (Rio de Janeiro Mint)
1775 R 77,661 KM#173.2 (Rio de Janeiro Mint)
1776 R 78,005 KM#173.2 (Rio de Janeiro Mint)
1777 R 62,079 KM#173.2 (Rio de Janeiro Mint)

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