1 Macuta - Maria II countermarked over ½ Macuta/JoséI)
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||1 Macuta (50)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
|References||KM# 50.1, AG# M2.04.0x
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
by Alberto Gomes
(Associação Numismatica de Portugal)
Lettering: JOSEPHUS.I.D.G REX.P.ET.D.GUINE
Countermarked ½ Macuta KM#11.
The Edict of March 21, 1837 initiated the used of crowned arms countermarks on various circulating coinage. The mark doubled the host coin´s face value. A second edict was issued March 1, 1853 extending the use of these marks for the same purpose of doubling face value.
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|ND (1837-1840)||M2.04.01 - host date 1762|
|ND (1837-1840)||M2.04.02 - host date 1763|
|ND (1837-1840)||M2.04.03 - host date 1770|
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