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1830 NGC AU 58 Terceira Island Azores 10 Reis Portugal Colony Maria II in Exile Coin (20030401C)

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  • Almost Uncirculated Terceira Island (Azores) 10 reis copper coin issued while a  Portugal Colony. One year type issued for Maria II in exile.
  • Represents an interesting part of Portuguese history. Upon the death of John VI in 1826, Terceira Island supported Pedro (Brazilian Emperor and oldest son of John VI) for the Portuguese throne in opposition to Miguel who was proclaimed king in 1828. Terceira forces invaded Portugal and defeated Miguel in 1834.  Maria da Gloria (daughter of Pedro) was proclaimed Queen of Portugal.
  • Certified by NGC to AU 58 BN.
  • From old collection in old NGC holder.