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Brazil 75, 150, 300, and 600 Reis  1752 to 1774
Brazil 75, 150, 300, and 600 Reis 1752 to 1774

The big J on the front of this coin from Brazil stands for Jose I, king of Portugal from 1750 to 1777. The 300 reis coin in our picture comes from Heritage Auctions where it sold for $750 US dollars in a 2011 auction. The nice condition and pleasing eye appeal drove up the price of this superb specimen. As always, CoinQuest thanks Heritage for use of their coin photo. It is a beauty!

The inscription STAB SUBQ SIGN NATA means 'For this sign you shall stand.'

The listings below give approximate catalog values for these coins. To qualify for catalog values like this, coins must be free of all problems such as scratches, stains, spots, cleanings, nicks, gouges, and the like.

75 REIS
worn: $40 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $250
well preserved: $800
75 reis dated 1752 are more rare, multiply these values by three

150 REIS
worn: $30 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $100
well preserved: $150
150 reis dated 1760 are more rare, multiply these values by two

300 REIS
worn: $20 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $50
well preserved: $130
300 reis dated between 1752 and 1757 with a B mint mark (not an R mint mark) are more rare, double these values
300 reis dated 1758B are extremely rare, catalog values have not been determined

600 REIS
worn: $35 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $100
well preserved: $220
600 reis dated between 1752 and 1758 with a B mint mark (not an R mint mark) are more rare, double these values
600 reis datad 1760B are rare and catalog at $450 in average circulated condition
600 reis datad 1765R are rare and catalog at $300 in average circulated condition

Coin: 15636 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Ananth, Mon, 07-Oct-2013 17:53:02 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Tue, 08-Oct-2013 14:20:12 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Thu, 24-Sep-2015 14:12:52 GMT
Requester description: 1754 On one side: 'J' is written in a big font. On the left of J, '300' is written from top to bottom. To the right of J, there are three flowers from top to bottom. On top of J, there is a crown. Below J, '1754' is written. On the back, there is a globe like structure (like Brazil coins) with 4 triangular protrusions. In the pace between the protrusions, these words are written STAB, SVBQ, SIGN and NATA
Tags: brazil 75 150 300 600 reis brasilto brazilian brasil one font three flowers flower crown globe 4 triangular triangle pace stab svbq sign nata ones florets blossom fler fleurs lises leis lisse flur folwers stems trefoils floral lily orchid posy bouquet fllower flour bud lilly fleur bloomed trefoil floret floer stem flowery lilys fluer fleures pedals crowned tiara crwon crpwn crowns tiarra crowning tiera triagle triangles triange triagles signers signed signing earth cross ball initials monogram monograms initial initals calligraphy

  

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