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8 Reales

Features

Country La Rioja
(Argentine provinces)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1838-1840
Value 8 Reales (8)
Composition Silver (.875)
Weight 27 g
Diameter 38.5 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 8
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

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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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1838 R coin alignment
1838 R medal alignment
1839 R
1840 R

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