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    First Medal struck in Brazil

    Joao VI Prince Regent of Portugal, Brazil and Algarves, VC-18, Lamas (page 136), 50mm/85.11gms, XF in terms of detail with some minor surface pitting, a few scrapes behind Joao's bust and holes at 12 and 6 o'clock from once being screw mounted. Pattern strike for the bust of Joao VI. The only specimen known struck in Gilt Bronze. Plate coin of Julius Meili catalog of 1890.

    Joao rose as king to the Portuguese throne in 1818. Due to the political instability of the period, no coronation medals were produced. In 1820, master engraver and sculptor Zepherin Ferrez, member of the French Cultural Mission, produced this medal, which was only struck in Bronze. Joao VI's royal bust was approved and used in subsequent medals at the Rio de Janeiro Mint.


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