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40 Reis - João Prince Regent Countermarked over JOSEPHVS I

Features

Country Angola
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1809
Value 40 Reis (40)
Currency Real (18th century-1914)
Composition Copper
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 42,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Gomes# JR.12.xx
Alberto Gomes; 1991. Moedas Portuguesas. Associação Numismatica de Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal.

Obverse

Lettering:
IOSEPHUS·I·D·G·REX·P·ET·D·GUINEAE·
XX
· 1757 ·

Reverse

Lettering: PECVNIA·TOTVM·CIRCUMIT·ORBEM

Comments


This coin was issued by law "Rio de Janeiro, Alvará 18APR1809" during the time Portugal was occupied by Napoleon Bonaparte and the King was refugee in Brazil.
The law has only been executed in Brazil.  
Therefore, all countermarked coins, including "Pedro II" and "João V", belong only to Brazil.
It has never been found one of this coins in Angola.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1809)  Host date 1752 - JR 12.01
ND (1809)  Host date 1753 - JR 12.02
ND (1809)  Host date 1757 - JR 12.03

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Coins Angola 40 Reis - João Prince Regent (Countermarked over JOSEPHVS I)