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India (Portuguese) 1/8 and 1/4 Tanga  1881 to 1888
India (Portuguese) 1/8 and 1/4 Tanga 1881 to 1888

These are valuable coins when they are in good shape. Most of them that remain to this day are pretty dark and beat up. They come from Goa, the Portuguese colony in India.

1/8 (OITAVO) TANGA
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $8
well preserved: $35
fully uncirculated: $140

1/4 (QUARTO) TANGA
worn: $2 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $12
well preserved: $50
fully uncirculated: $180

The values above apply to all dates except one, below:

1/4 TANGA DATED 1888
worn: $200 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $700
well preserved: $1000
fully uncirculated: $2000

Actual buy and sell values are generally less than the catalog values shown above. Read our Important Terminology page for information about catalog values.

Coin: 20748 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: ted, Fri, 26-Feb-2016 06:48:13 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 27-Feb-2016 16:08:12 GMT
Requester description: Ludovicis side has his portrait
denomination side has a crown
The lettering is sharp and the portrait and crown are in good condition but it is overall so dark that it takes time to make out anything.
1/8 tango ludovicus I portug: et algarb rex 1881

india portugueza ottavo de tango
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