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.
With the collapse of the monarchy in Brazil the value of the milreis fell from 27d.
The German choral union had given a concert in aid of this humane society, which alone had realized 3100 milreis (above 300)!
His great efforts were not unrewarded, for in the following year he received a yet further pension of 12 milreis.