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200 reis coin
  • Brazil
  • 200 reis coin, 1901
  • Where object was made: Brazil
  • metal
  • Object Diameter: 2.5 cm
    Object Diameter: 1 in
  • Gift of Robert H. Brown Jr.
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0258.09
Multimedia
Description

This is a round silver-colored coin.

Side one is the bust of woman in 3/4 view, wearing a crown that says "LIBERT." There is a ring of stars around the perimeter.

Side two is a star and leaves, which appear to be part of a seal, with text on the ribbon below: "15 DE NOV ANO DE 1869." The text above the seal says "200 REIS" and "MCMI" below it. The text around the perimeter reads: "REPUBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL."