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2 Reales

Features

Country Buenos Aires
(Argentine provinces)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1860-1861
Value 2 Reales (2)
Currency Real (1822-1861)
Composition Copper
Weight 7.6 g
Diameter 32 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 11,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
CJ# 23,
La Moneda Circulante En El Territorio Argentino
by Hector Carlos Janson
(Chulca Impresora)
CJ# 24
La Moneda Circulante En El Territorio Argentino
by Hector Carlos Janson
(Chulca Impresora)

Obverse

On the perimeter, superior semicircular legend "BANCO Y CASA DE MONEDA" and lower, also semicircular, "BUENOS AYRES".
In the center, the value and the actual abbreviation "Rs 2." Enclosed within laurel wreath, which can rotate against or in favor of clockwise. Beading points.

Lettering:
BANCO Y CASA DE MONEDA
2 R.S
BUENOS AYRES

Translation:
BANK AND CURRENCY HOUSE
2 R.S
BUENOS AYRES

Reverse

In midfield and three horizontal lines labeled "DOS / REALES / 1860" crowned with a rosette of five petals; all enclosed within garlands of stylized oak without fruit and with the ends tied up by a bow. Beading points.

Lettering:
DOS
REALES
1860
.

Translation:
TWO
REALS
1860
.

Edge

Smooth

Comments

1860
Weight  : 7.50 to 7.70 grams
Diameter: 31.80 to 32.22 millimeters

1861
Weight  : 7.50 to 7.90 grams
Diameter: 32 to 32.10 millimeters

Spelling error:
BUENOS AIRES not BUENOS AYRES

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1860  9.95 64% CJ# 23 With a rosette - Laureles it counter clockwise.
1860  15% CJ# 23.2 With a rosette - Laureles it clockwise.
1861  4.35 9.99 40% CJ# 24 Without a rosette - Laureles it counter clockwise.

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