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1 Pataca "Christo Cross" countermark

1 Pataca ("Christo Cross" countermark) -  obverse1 Pataca ("Christo Cross" countermark) -  reverse

Obverse © A.Monge da Silva

Features

Country Portuguese Timor
(Timor-Leste)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1900
Value 1 Pataca = 8 Reales (1)
Currency Pataca (1894-1959)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 27.07 g
Diameter 39 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 8
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Radiant cap with rays behind and legend below.

Lettering:
LIBERTY
8R.Go.1894.R.S.10Ds.20Gs.

Reverse

Eagle with snake on cactus, all with legend above.

Lettering: REPUBLICA MEXICANA

Translation: Republic of Mexico

Comments

Portaria Nº 53, June 15th, 1900.

The host coin is a Mexican 8 Reales pieces (KM#377). While some dates are reported but have unconfirmed mints, other dates do have confirmable mints:

1886:
1) San Luis Potosi (LC)

1890:
1) Chihuahua (MM)

1894:
1) Guanajuato (RS)
2) Guadalajara (JS)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1900)  Host coin dated 1886
ND (1900)  Host coin dated 1890
ND (1900)  Host coin dated 1891
ND (1900)  Host coin dated 1892
ND (1900)  Host coin dated 1893
ND (1900)  Host coin dated 1894
ND (1900)  Host coin dated 1895
ND (1900)  Host coin dated 1896

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