2 Reales "El Yagual" Achaguas - Necessity coinage


Country Barinas (Venezuelan provinces)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1817
Value 2 Reales (2)
Currency Real (1817-1824)
Composition Silver (.402)
Weight 4.93 g
Shape Cob
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 75980
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References KM# 1
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.


Two pillars with horizontal lines create a matrix which contains letters and dates.


Cross divides four figures to the style of some colonial coin.


This coin has been minted from 1817 to 1824 by General Jose Antonio Paez in the west-central south Venezuela in Caujaral, commonly known El Yagual, sited in the province of Barinas.

Weight varies from 3.58 to 4.93 grams.

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