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1889 Brazil 40 reis coin pendant Cruzeiro do Sul Brasão de armas Brazilian star República Velha Rio de Janeiro antique necklace n002055

  • $45.95

Brazil 40 reis FEATURING front: Brazilian coat of arms The coat of arms of Brazil was created on November 19, 1889, four days after Brazil became a republic. In the blue circle in the center, the Southern Cross (Portuguese: Cruzeiro do Sul) can be seen. The ring of 27 stars around it represents Brazil's 26 states and the Federal District. Lettering: REPUBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRAZIL The First Brazilian Republic or República Velha (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁeˈpublikɐ ˈvɛʎɐ], "Old Republic") is the period of Brazilian history from 1889 to 1930. The República Velha ended in 1930 with a military coup, also known as Brazilian Revolution of 1930 that installed Getúlio Vargas as a dictator. back lettering: * A ECONOMIA FAZ A PROSPERIDADE 40 RÉIS • quantity 1 • demonetized {no longer in circulation} polished Bronze coin • diameter: 30 mm • weight: 13 g ***Choose from drop down menu *** {2 mm thick cords} 22" dark brown cotton necklace 24" brass ball chain 2-1/2" brass snake keychain with snap end {see last photo} **If you need a different length cotton necklace, leave a note upon checkout**

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