Cordoba 1848 real

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Heritage sale 3026, lot 23575
photo courtesy Heritage Auctions
from the Mountain Groan Collection
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The first specimen was lot 23575 in Heritage sale 3026 (Long Beach, October 2013), where it sold for $587.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Cordoba. Provincial Real 1848, MS64+ PCGS, variety with 8-pointed star, a superb example with rich old-time patina and full underlying luster. The strike is also exceptional for this provincial series. Undoubtedly one of the finest extant." The type was struck 1848 only but has a low catalog value. Varieties exist with an eight, nine and ten point sun on the obverse.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, .750 fine.

Catalog reference: KM 26.1.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Janson, Hector Carlos, La Moneda Circulante En El Territorio Argentino, 1767-1998, Buenos Aires, 1998.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3026, World & Ancient Coins, featuring the RLM Collection, Part Two, the Nogales Collection and the Goetz Medals Die Archive, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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