Cordoba (1853-54) 1/4 real
The first specimen was lot 20224 in Heritage Auctions sale 3005 (Long Beach, May 2009), where it sold for $373.75. The catalog description noted, "Province of Cordoba 1/4 Real ND (1853-54), MS65 NGC, eight pointed sunface, a superb example with sharp details and lightly toned, original mint luster. Very rare in this select quality!" The province of Cordoba in Argentina issued an extensive series of silver coins, quarter real thru eight reales, during 1833-54.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM 33.1.
- Tucker, Warren and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3005: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2009.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.