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Valerie Fairchild

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Portuguese Cross Pendant

CNJ119

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Pricing starts at $4,200
This coin was actually minted in Spain, but for the first Queen Regnant of Portugal, Maria I. Maria was the only child of the King Joseph. She married her uncle who became Peter III of Portugal. The Cross on the obverse is a variant of the cross potent, devised by Henry the Navigator, called the Order of Christ Cross or simply Christ Cross.

Portugal. 1779 AD. Silver 400 Reis. Obverse: Order of Christ Cross; Reverse: Shield of the Portuguese Royalty. 22kt yellow gold mounting.