½ Real

½ Real -  obverse½ Real -  reverse

© Iván Oviedo


Issuer La Rioja (Argentine provinces)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1844
Value 1/2 Real (1/2)
Currency Real (1821-1860)
Composition Silver (.875)
Weight 1.7 g
Diameter 16.6 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 96778
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 18,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
CJ# 67
Héctor Carlos Janson; 2020. La moneda circulante en el territorio argentino, 1574-2019 (3rd edition). Héctor Carlos Janson, Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Lettering: REPUB. ARGENT. CONFEDER. R 1844 B

Engraver: José Barros (B)


1/2 R

Engraver: José Barros (B)



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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1844 R 63% Reverse coin
1844 R 50% Reverse Medal "RESTAUR"
1844 R 63% Reverse Medal "RESTAURAD"

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