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½ Real

½ Real -  obverse½ Real -  reverse

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Features

Country Buenos Aires
(Argentine provinces)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1840
Value 1/2 Real (1/2)
Currency Real (1822-1861)
Composition Copper
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 22.1 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 6,
  • 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.
CJ# 17
Héctor Carlos Janson; 2011. La moneda circulante en el territorio argentino, 1574-2010 (2nd edition). Héctor Carlos Janson, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Obverse

On the perimeter, superior semicircular legend "CASA DE MONEDA" and lower "BUENOS-AYRES".
In the field and within laurel wreaths fruitiness, capes tied with a bow, the legend "MEDIO". Beading points

Lettering:
CASA DE MONEDA
MEDIO
BUENOS AIRES

Reverse

On the perimeter, superior semicircular legend "¡VIVA LA FEDERACIÓN!" And lower the date "1840".
In the countryside, between palm wreaths tied with bow, value as a fraction "5/10". Beading points.

Lettering:
¡VIVA LA FEDERACION!
1840
5/10

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Weight  : 2.30 to 2.70 grams
Diameter: 22 to 22.20 millimeters

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1840 

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