Argentina 1813-PTS J 2 reales

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From Stack's Bowers 2017 NYINC sale, lot 6003
photo courtesy Stack's Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 6003 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2017), where it sold for $517. The catalog description[1] noted, "ARGENTINA. 2 Reales, 1813-J. NGC AU-55. SCARCE first year of issue. Nicely struck with attractive luster." This type was also struck 1815; both dates are scarce compared to KM 18 (1824-26).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.76 g, .896 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM-3; CJ-10.1.2.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Janson, Hector Carlos, La Moneda Circulante En El Territorio Argentino, 1767-1998, Buenos Aires, 1998.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, The January 2017 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Richard Stuart Collection, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2016.

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