Gem Mint State Uncirculated Brazil 1000 reis coin.
Certified by NGC to MS 65, lustrous surfaces.
Beautiful in hand!
400th anniversary of colonization commemorative (part of series), one year type.
Low mintage 56,000 coins.
Features 3/4 standing figure Martin Alfonso da Sousa.
da Sousa was the Portuguese admiral who commanded the first colonizing expedition to Brazil (1530–33). He established the first Portuguese colony in Brazil (1532) and was a colonial administrator.