Cordoba 1844 2 reales
This is a silver two reales struck for the province of Cordoba, Argentina. It was lot 16026 in Heritage sale 410 (Long Beach, June 2006), where it sold for $149.50. The catalog description noted, "Cordoba. 2 Reales 1844, choice AU-UNC, fully lustrous and very well-defined for this crude provincial coinage. Decidedly scarce and desirable quality!" The type was struck 1844-45 with many varieties.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, .750 fine.
Catalog reference: KM 23.
- Bruce, Colin R., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 5th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2006.
- Janson, Hector Carlos, La Moneda Circulante En El Territorio Argentino, 1767-1998, Buenos Aires, 1998.
- Tucker, Warren, and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 410: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2006.