10 Reais Olympic Games Rio 2016 - Olympic Torch

10 Reais (Olympic Games Rio 2016 - Olympic Torch) -  obverse10 Reais (Olympic Games Rio 2016 - Olympic Torch) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Brazil
Period Federative Republic of Brazil (1967-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 10 Reais
10 BRL = USD 1.88
Currency Real (1994-date)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 4.4 g
Diameter 16 mm
Thickness 1.1 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 83628
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 733
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Olympic Games Rio 2016

Obverse

The image of Christ the Redeemer, the icon of Rio de Janeiro, is flanked at the value and the Rio 2016 logo. The country name is at the base of the statue.

Lettering:
10 REAIS
Rio 2016
BRASIL

Translation:
10 Reais
Rio 2016
Brazil

Reverse

Olympic Torch. Complete the composition are the words "Citius, Altius, Fortius" and the date.

Lettering:
CITIUS · ALTIUS · FORTIUS
2016

Edge

10 Reais (Olympic Games Rio 2016 - Olympic Torch) -  obverse

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Mint

Casa da Moeda do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1694-date)

Comments

One of the four gold coins commemorating the Olympic Games that will take place in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. This coin represents the Olympic torch (design in development). Released 02/19/2016

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2016  5 000

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