1/2 Macuta, Portuguese Guinea, 1763

Description (Brief):

One (1) 1/2 macuta coin

Description (Brief)

Portuguese Guinea, present day Guinea-Bissau, 1763

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Flowers around text. Counterstamp.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 1763 / AFRICA PORTUGUEZA / MACU [counterstamp over denomination]

Date Made: 1763

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.NU60410.0052Catalog Number: NU60410.0052Accession Number: 222037

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: .19 cm x 3.29 cm; 1/16 in x 1 9/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-5839-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1919700

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