20 Reais Discovery of Brazil

Features

Issuer Brazil
Period Federative Republic of Brazil (1967-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2000
Value 20 Reais
20 BRL = USD 3.75
Currency Real (1994-date)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 8 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 24885
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 655
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

500 Years - Discovery of Brazil

Obverse

Partial compass face and feathers at right, anniversary dates at left

Lettering:
BRASIL
500
ANOS
1500
2000

Translation:
Brazil
500
Years
1500
2000

Reverse

Ornamented map of Brazil, the denomination to the left

Lettering:
20 500
REAIS

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Casa da Moeda do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1694-date)

Comments


This piece was originally packaged with a case.


Case with 2 Coins (5 Reais KM# 654; 20 Reais KM# 655)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2000  40% Case with 2 coins (5 Reais KM# 654; 20 Reais KM# 655)
2000  6 558 60% Proof

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Past sales

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Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 32545
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 2000 – Proof UNC
(NGC PR68 Ultra Cameo)
USD 396.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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