½ Real Provincias del Rio de la Plata

Features

Country Argentina
Period United Provinces of the Rio de la Plata (1810-1831)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1815
Value 1/2 Real (0.5)
Currency Real (1813-1881)
Composition Silver (.896)
Weight 1.6915 g
Diameter 15.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 1.2,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
CJ# 17
Héctor Carlos Janson; 2011. La moneda circulante en el territorio argentino, 1574-2010 (2nd edition). Héctor Carlos Janson, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Obverse

Arms within wreath, date below.

Lettering:
EN UNION Y LIBERTAD · TS · F
· 1815 ·

Engraver: Francisco de Matos

Reverse

Radiant sun with face, flame tips end clockwise.

Lettering: PROVINCIAS DEL RIO DE LA PLATA

Engraver: Francisco de Matos

Edge

Laureate

Mint

PTS Potosi, Bolivia (1572-1953)

Comments

Note: Mint mark in monogram.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1815 PTSF

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