1/2 Macuta, Portuguese Guinea, 1770

Description (Brief):

One (1) 1/2 macuta coin

Description (Brief)

Portuguese Guinea, present day Guinea-Bissau, 1770

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Coat of arms of Portugal with crown atop.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: JOSEPHUS I D G REX P ET D GUINEAE

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Flowers around text. Counterstamp.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 1770 / AFRICA PORTUGUEZA / MACU [counterstamp over denomination]

Date Made: 1770

Location: Currently not on view

Place Used: Portuguese GuineaGuinea-Bissau

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, West African Currency

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Credit Line: Catherine Bullowa

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU60410.0050Catalog Number: NU60410.0050Accession Number: 222037

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: .25 cm x 3.68 cm; 3/32 in x 1 7/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-59b7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1919696

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