That is to say, the purchasing power of a milreis in Brazil will not necessarily vary exactly as the rate of exchange on London.
The Portuguese money system—reis and milreis—is that of Brazil.
Camillo took out a note for ten milreis' and gave it to her.
Lisbon stands also at a discount, as the milreis should be worth 53 pence.
The five milreis in silver I put in a small bag hanging round my neck.
In a few days I received five milreis and a long skin of cashass.
For large sums, the count is given in milreis, which means a thousand reis.
His great efforts were not unrewarded, for in the following year he received a yet further pension of 12 milreis.
The German choral union had given a concert in aid of this humane society, which alone had realized 3100 milreis (above 300)!
With the collapse of the monarchy in Brazil the value of the milreis fell from 27d.