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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,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
CJ# 23,
Héctor Carlos Janson; 2011. La moneda circulante en el territorio argentino, 1574-2010 (2nd edition). Héctor Carlos Janson, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
CJ# 24
Héctor Carlos Janson; 2011. La moneda circulante en el territorio argentino, 1574-2010 (2nd edition). Héctor Carlos Janson, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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

Example of the clockwise obverse wreath:

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1860  8.27 63% CJ# 23 With a rosette - Laureles it counter clockwise.
1860  14% CJ# 23.2 With a rosette - Laureles it clockwise.
1861  7.55 40% CJ# 24 Without a rosette - Laureles it counter clockwise.

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