Banknotes from La Rioja

It is located in the northwest of the country, bounded on the north by the Province of Catamarca, on the east by the Province of Córdoba, on the south by the Province of San Luis, on the west by the Province of San Juan and on the northwest by Chile. It has an area of ​​89,680 km² and a population of 333,642 (last census 2010). Its capital is the city of La Rioja. On May 20, 1591, Juan Ramírez de Velasco, with the purpose of establishing a strategic seat to fight the indigenous, founds the "Ciudad de todos los Santos de la Nueva Rioja". In 1824 a provincial Mint was created in La Rioja, which used similar design to the Potosí national coinage. Gold and silver coins were made with the name of the United Provinces so that they could circulate at the national level. The mint of La Rioja later replaced it, and it was definitely lost in 1815. In 1838 the Rosista Federal issue stands out with the legend "Eterno Loor al Restaurador Rosas". In 1840, when the Brianza government lost power in La Rioja, evicted by the Unitarians, the governor who replaced them (Federal) issued these coins, until La Rioja was retaken in 1841 by the federal troops, which reissued the Federal currency. In this issue appears the Legend REPUBLICA ARGENTINA for the first time. In 1842 the emissions with the bust of Juan Manuel de Rosas and the legend "Eterno Loor al Restaurador Rosas" stands out. Finally, the Mint of La Rioja was closed in 1860.
Wikidata: Q44796

See also: Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentine Confederation, Córdoba, Entre Ríos, Mendoza, Tierra del Fuego, Tucuman

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Austral (1985-1991)

100 Centavos = 1 Austral

10 centavos
(1986)

Local banknote: PROVINCIA DE LA RIOJA
155 × 65 mm
P# S2501, N# 224481
50 Centavos

Local banknote
155 × 65 mm
P# 2502, N# 332411
1 Austral
(1985-1987)

Local banknote
155 × 65 mm
P# S2503, N# 232964
5 Australes
(1985-1987)

Local banknote
155 × 65 mm
P# 2504, N# 332412
10 Australes
(1985-1988)

Local banknote
155 × 65 mm
P# 2505, N# 332413
50 Australes
(1987-1989)

Local banknote
155 × 65 mm
P# 2506, N# 332414
100 Australes
(1989)

Local banknote
155 × 65 mm
P# 2507, N# 332410
10000 Australes
(1989)

Local banknote
155 × 65 mm
N# 332448
50000 Australes
(1989)

155 × 65 mm
N# 332941

Numista referee for banknotes of this issuer is gvaicika.

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