500 Reis - Carlos I Discovery of India

500 Reis - Carlos I (Discovery of India) -  obverse500 Reis - Carlos I (Discovery of India) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Portugal
King Carlos I (1889-1908)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1898
Value 500 Reis (500)
Currency Real (decimalized, 1835-1910)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 12.5 g
Diameter 31 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 28032
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 538,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Gomes# C1 12
Alberto Gomes; 1991. Moedas Portuguesas. Associação Numismatica de Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal.

Commemorative issue

400th Anniversary of the Discovery of India

Obverse

Conjoined busts left

Script: Latin

Lettering: CARLOS I REI E AMELIA RAINHA DE PORTUGAL

Engraver: Valancio Alves

Reverse

Maltese cross, rosettes in angles

Script: Latin

Lettering:
4º. CENTENARIO DA DESCOBERTA DA INDIA
IN HOC SIGNO VINCES
1498-1898
500 REIS

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1898  300 000 $ 16 $ 20 $ 31 $ 97 97% AG# C1 12,01
1898  3% AG# C1 12,02 - Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 500 Reis - Carlos I (Discovery of India)Picture 1 of a sold 500 Reis - Carlos I (Discovery of India)Picture 1 of a sold 500 Reis - Carlos I (Discovery of India)Picture 1 of a sold 500 Reis - Carlos I (Discovery of India)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232213
Lot 65604
Internet Archive
Mar 24, 2022 1898 – AG# C1 12,01 UNC
(PCGS MS64+)
USD 264.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 500 Reis - Carlos I (Discovery of India)Picture 1 of a sold 500 Reis - Carlos I (Discovery of India)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232205
Lot 61658
Internet Archive
Jan 27, 2022 1898 – AG# C1 12,01 UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 216.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 500 Reis - Carlos I (Discovery of India)Picture 1 of a sold 500 Reis - Carlos I (Discovery of India)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232134
Lot 64569
Internet Archive
Aug 25, 2021 1898 – AG# C1 12,01 UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 324.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 500 Reis - Carlos I (Discovery of India)Picture 1 of a sold 500 Reis - Carlos I (Discovery of India)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232123
Lot 62629
Internet Archive
Jun 9, 2021 1898 – AG# C1 12,01 UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 126.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 500 Reis - Carlos I (Discovery of India)Picture 1 of a sold 500 Reis - Carlos I (Discovery of India)
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231946
Lot 62370
Internet Archive
Nov 14, 2019 1898 – AG# C1 12,01 UNC
(PCGS MS65)
USD 104.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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