Madeira Coin

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Title

Madeira Coin

Original Format

Token

Physical Dimensions

Weight: 4.14 grammes
Diameter: 23 millimetres

Description

Copper alloy token. A fivepointed star at centre and inscription around edges on the front. Denomination at centre and inscription around the edges on back.

Denomination

40 réis (real)

Production Place

Issued in: Madeira (Europe, Portugal, Madeira (island group))

Inscription(s)

Inscription Position obverse:
Language: Portuguese
Content:
MADEIRA / 1.ABRIL.1799


Inscription Position reverse:
Language: Portuguese
Content: Vicente D'Oliveira & Co

Authority

Issuer: Vincente d'oliviera & Co

Date

1799

Museum Number

SSB, 206.100

Source

British Museum, Department of Coins and Medals

Source URL

https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/C_SSB-206-100

Acquisition name

Donated by: Dorothea, Lady Banks
Previous owner: Sarah Sophia Banks

Acquisition Date

1818

Rights

CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Trustees of the British Museum

Citation

“Madeira Coin,” Exploring The Collections of Sarah Sophia Banks, accessed August 11, 2022, https://sarahsophiabanks.com/items/show/1.

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