• 300 Réis 1936-1938, KM# 538, Brazil
  • 300 Réis 1936-1938, KM# 538, Brazil
Obverse

Portrait of Antônio Carlos Gomes.

Antônio Carlos Gomes (1836–1896) was the first New World composer whose work was accepted by Europe. The only non-European who was successful as an opera composer in Italy, during the "golden age of opera", contemporary to Verdi and Puccini and the first composer of non-European lineage to be accepted into the Classic tradition of music.

Engraver: Calmon Barreto

CARLOS GOMES
CB

Reverse

Harp divides denomination, date above.

Engraver: Walter R. Toledo

BRASIL
1937
300 RÉIS

Edge

300 Réis

KM# 538
Characteristics
Material Cupronickel
Weight 8.08 g
Diameter 25.5 mm
Thickness 2.08 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal

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