SILVER PORTUGUESE TOSTAO 100 REIS SET IN AN 14K. GOLD BEZEL
Silver Portuguese 100 REIS “TOSTAO” set in a custom hand made 14K GOLD pendent.
Denomination – 100 REIS “TOSTAO”
Mint – PORTUGAL
Assayer – “L” / “B” Lisboa,
Date – nv., 16th Century.
Reign – Filipe/Philip II (1556-1598). House of Habsburg. King of Spain and Portugal.
Grade – I
WEIGHT – Total weight 11.3 grams, Coin (7,6 grams.), Gold 14K. (3.7 grams.)
A gorgeous pendant piece for any coin or jewelry collector! This piece was set in 14K yellow gold and centered to show off either side of the coin for wearing. The beautiful strike on this 100 Reis is highlighted by the gold bezel. Known as the first empire to discover and begin exploring the New World, the Portuguese coins that were minted in various parts of the New World are highly prized today! While not as vastly minted as their Spanish counterparts, the Portuguese coinage is still hotly collected and loved the world over.
NOTE: Large planchet.
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