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    Joao V gold 12800 Reis 1732-R AU55 NGC, Rio de Janeiro mint, KM148, Russo-227. An attractive example for the designation, with lustrous surfaces showing slight wear evidence and free of offensive handling marks. The dobra are among the most impressive gold coins issued by colonial Brazil, and demand for unflawed specimens has always outstripped the comparably scant supply. Higher grade examples such as the present coin are quite desirable and much sought after. A very scarce issue, much more elusive than its Vila Rica (Minas) mint siblings in unusually fine quality.
    From The Santa Catarina Collection of Brazilian Gold Coins


    Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000.

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    January, 2015
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