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1868 or 1869 Brazil 20 Reis coin pendant cross Order of Christ crowned shield globe Brazilian empire Pedro II Rio de Janeiro Amazon n000938

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Brazil Brasil 20 Reis ~ Réis - Pedro II FEATURING front: Imperial Coat of Arms A green field, a gold armillary sphere superimposed on a cross of the Order of Christ, the sphere encircled by 19 silver stars on a blue circle; and an imperial crown with diamonds set atop the shield, the sides of which will be embraced by two plants of coffee and tobacco, as emblems of its [the Empire's] riches, in their proper colors and tied at the bottom with the national bow-knot. The number of stars in the coat of arms reflected the number of provinces in the Brazilian Empire. back: Portrait of Pedro II, emperor of Brazil between 1831 and 1889 lettering: PETRUS II D.G.C.IMP. ET PERP.BRAS.DEF. 1868 Pedro II steadfastly pushed through the abolition of slavery despite opposition from powerful political and economic interests. A savant in his own right, the Emperor established a reputation as a vigorous sponsor of learning, culture and the sciences. • quantity 1 • demonetized {no longer in circulation} polished Bronze coin • diameter: 25 mm • weight: 6 g ***Choose from drop down menu *** {2 mm thick cords} 22" black cotton necklace 24" brass ball chain 2-1/2" brass snake keychain with snap end {see last photo} ***If you need a different length black cotton necklace message me***

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