Cordoba 1839-PP 1/4 real
The first specimen was lot 826 in Stack's Coin Galleries sale (New York, December 2009), where it sold for $172.50. The catalog description noted, "ARGENTINA. Province of Cordoba. ¼ Real, 1839 PP. Castle over date, 'P-P' flanking. Rv. Radiant sun. Extremely Fine." This is the most common of the three known dates, 1839-41. The coinage for Cordoba runs 1833-54.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM 2.2.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.