Talk about an incredible find! Using the Coiltek 15” NOX coil with an Equinox 800, Gordon (UK) discovered this 1691 Portuguese gold heritage coin featuring Petrus II (Peter II) and on the reverse a Jerusalem cross.
OBVERSE: Crowned arms with vertical value at left side, titles of Peter II at right. Lettering: PETRVS * II * D * G * P * ET * ALG * REX 1000
REVERSE: Jerusalem cross, quatrefoil in angles, date above. Lettering: IN *HOC * SIGNO *
VINCES DENOMINATION: 1000 Reis (Quartinho)
METAL: 0.917 Gold
KRAUSE CATALOG: KM #155
RULER: Pedro II (Peter)