Argentina 1813-PTS J 2 reales
This specimen was lot 6003 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2017), where it sold for $517. The catalog description 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.
- 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.
- 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.