Gold 400 Reis
Mounted in a beautiful 18kt solid gold pendant
COIN: From the reign of John V, dated 1743. 100% bold and centered cross. AU (Almost uncirculated) details.Minted in Lisbon, Portugal. Certificate of authenticity included.
Portugal was one of the world's greatest economic powers during the time that this coin was minted. Much of Portugal's wealth came from the gold mines of colonial Brazil. The Brazilian mines yielded more gold in a few decades than Spain had taken in 400 years in all it's possesions in Central and South America.
Pendant: High quality and hand-crafted in solid 18kt gold. The coin is .917 fineness (22kt). Total weight is 4.2 grams, including the coin. The pendant measures 24mm (7/8") tall x 19mm (11/16") wide. Diamond weight is .07 cts. G-H SI1.
This genuine piece of history would make a wonderful gift!