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8 Reales

Features

Country La Rioja
(Argentine provinces)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1838-1840
Value 8 Reales (8)
Currency Real (1821-1860)
Composition Silver (.875)
Weight 27 g
Diameter 38.5 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 8
  • 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.

Obverse

Famatina mountain with flags, cannons and cannon balls below with date.

Lettering: REPUB . ARGENTINA CONFEDERADA . R

Translation: Argentinian Confederated Republic

Engraver: unknown

Reverse

Arms of Argentina, radiant sun above, denomination 8 R(eales)

Lettering:
ETERNO LOOR AL RESTAURADOR ROSAS
8 R

Translation: ETERNAL PRAISE TO ROSAS THE RESTORER

Engraver: unknown

Edge

Reeded

Comments

See https://www.pcgs.com/News/Faces-Of-A-Dictator for further details about  these coins.

For more information about Rosas, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Manuel_de_Rosas

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1838 R 90% coin alignment
1838 R 30% medal alignment
1839 R 40%
1840 R 30%

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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