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40 Reis - João Prince Regent countermarked coinage over PETRVS II

40 Reis - João Prince Regent (countermarked coinage over PETRVS II) -  obverse 40 Reis - João Prince Regent (countermarked coinage over PETRVS II) -  reverse

Obverse © A. Monge da Silva

Features

Country Angola
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1809
Value 40 Reis (40)
Metal Copper
Weight 19 g
Diameter 36 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References KM# 41, AG# JR.10.xx
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Moedas Portuguesas
by Alberto Gomes
(Associação Numismatica de Portugal)

Obverse

Lettering:
MODERATO SPLENDEAT VSV·1699·
P P X X P P

Reverse

Lettering: PETRVS·II·D·G·PORTVG·R·D·ÆTHIOP

Edge

Smooth

Comments

This coin was issued by law "Rio de Janeiro, Alvará 18APR1809" during the time Portugal was occupied by NapoIeon Bonaparte.
The law has only be executed in Brasil.  
Therefore, all this coins, including "João V"(KM#42), belong only to Brasil.
It has never been found one in Angola.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1809)  Host date 1693 - JR 10.01
ND (1809)  Host date 1694 - JR 10.02
ND (1809)  Host date 1695 - JR 10.03
ND (1809)  Host date 1695 - JR 10.04 (Coin aligment)
ND (1809)  Host date 1697 - JR 10.05
ND (1809)  Host date 1698 - JR 10.06
ND (1809)  Host date 1699 - JR 10.07

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40 Reis - João Prince Regent (countermarked coinage over PETRVS II)