8 Escudos


Country La Rioja
(Argentine provinces)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1840
Value 8 Escudos (128)
Currency Real (1821-1860)
Composition Gold (.875)
Weight 27 g
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 11,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Fr# 9
Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present
by Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg
( Coin & Currency Institute, 2017)


Lettering: · EN UNION Y LIBERTAD ·



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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1840 R

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8 Escudos