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12 Macuta, Portuguese Guinea, 1770

1/2 Macuta, Portuguese Guinea, 1770

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 1/2 macuta coin
Portuguese Guinea, present day Guinea-Bissau, 1770
Obverse Image: Coat of arms of Portugal with crown atop.
Obverse Text: JOSEPHUS I D G REX P ET D GUINEAE
Reverse Image: Flowers around text. Counterstamp.
Reverse Text: 1770 / AFRICA PORTUGUEZA / MACU [counterstamp over denomination]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1770
place used
Portuguese Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.25 cm x 3.68 cm; 3/32 in x 1 7/16 in
ID Number
NU.NU60410.0050
catalog number
NU60410.0050
accession number
222037
Credit Line
Catherine Bullowa
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West African Currency
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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