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

Country 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
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 538,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Gomes# C1 12
Alberto Gomes; 1991. Moedas Portuguesas. Associação Numismatica de Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal.

Commemorative issue

400th Anniversary of the Discovery of India

Obverse

Lettering: CARLOS I REI E AMELIA RAINEA DE PORTUGAL

Engraver: Valancio Alves

Reverse

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 17.87 23.83 35.74 23.83 97% AG# C1 12,01
1898  4% AG# C1 12,02 - Proof

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