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Brazil 100, 200 and 400 Reis  1901
Brazil 100, 200 and 400 Reis 1901

While Brazil did not mint any 400 reis coins in 1889, they did mint some in 1901 with the date of 'MCMI' (1901 in Roman numerals) and the design that Mr. Rosenbluh describes. This design can also be found on the 100 and 200 reis coins from that year.

They were not minted in silver, however, but in copper-nickel. Millions were made, and the values remain low today, as outlined by the approximate catalog values listed below:

100 reis 1901:

Worn: less than $1 US dollar
Average circulated: $1
Well preserved: $3
Fully uncirculated: $10

200 reis 1901:

Worn: less than $1
Average circulated: $1
Well preserved: $6
Fully uncirculated: $12

400 reis 1901:

Worn: $1 US dollar
Average circulated: $3
Well preserved: $6
fully uncirculated: $15

Damaged coins will be worth much less. Damage includes corrosion, heavy scratching, stains, or other problems that heavily impair the eye appeal of the coin.

Refer to our Important Terminology page found at the top left in order to properly interpret these catalog values.

Coin: 16161 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: g rosenbluh, Fri, 13-Dec-2013 01:53:43 GMT
Answered by: Todd, Fri, 13-Dec-2013 22:39:19 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Tue, 09-Feb-2016 15:21:45 GMT
Requester description: 1889 Republica dos estados unidos do brasil 400 reis front-a lady with stars going around the border back-cross/wreath with a star
Tags: brazil 100 200 400 reis brasilto brazilian brasil republica republic dos estados unidos front lady woman stars star border cross wreath repub repbulique republik repcblique repuika republ republicas republicia reipvblicae repubblica reublico republiove republiek repvbliqve republique rupublica repvbblica republika replucique rebublique repvblica replublica republicans republka repvblique repbublic estado estrados empress lsdy femal women female feminine womans girls females womens ladys princess girl ladies starrs boarder moulding bordering bordered greenery wreathed rief reif reef wreathe wreat garland wreth wreah wreaths leaves leaf leafs leave leaved leafed leafy leavs hat cap headdress rays ray beams starburst hood caps hooded radiating radiates raduate beam readiate radiate radiant burst

Comments

It seems Brazil made two smaller coins the same as the 400 Reis. The 200 and the 100 Reis. What would these two coins be worth. - Radarr
Hey Radarr - we have updated the article to include those denominations. - CoinQuest (Todd)

  

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