Argentinian Decimo

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Date:1823

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Argentina - Buenos Aires copper decimo, 1823


Diameter 23mm


The obverse features the date with 'BUENOS AIRES UN DECIMO' inscribed around within a full wreath. The reverse features the coat of arms of Argentina - an oval with the sun rising above and bearing two hands joined in front of a staff topped by the Phrygian, or liberty, cap. This is all within a half wreath which is tied at the base with a bow.

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Donor ref:LEAMG : M4272.1994.136 (66/17205)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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