½ Vintém – Afonso VI

½ Vintém – Afonso VI -  obverse½ Vintém – Afonso VI -  reverse

Obverse © A.Monge da Silva

Features

Issuer Portugal
King Afonso VI (1656-1667)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1656-1662
Value 1/2 Vintém = 10 Réis (10)
Currency Real (hammered coinage, 1517-1678)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 0.57 g
Diameter 14 mm
Shape Round
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 43757
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Gomes# A6 03,
Alberto Gomes; 1991. Moedas Portuguesas. Associação Numismatica de Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal.
KM# 65
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Lettering: +ALPHONSVS.VI.DG.REX

Reverse

Lettering: +PORTUGALIAE . AT . ALG

Comments

Minted under the Law 08 JUN, 1643

In the reverse the word "AT" is an error. It should be "ET".

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1656-1662) 

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