The real was the former currency of Argentina. It was in circulation from 1813 to 1881 and was also the country's first currency used. During its period, the sol was also used and its value was equal to that of the real. The peso was worth 8 reales and the escudo was worth 16 reales.
- "Argentine Peso (ARS) Profile". currency7.com. Retrieved 19 March 2016.
- "Pieces of Eight and Doubloons -- Reales and Escudos". Pirates of the Caribbean, in fact and fiction. Retrieved 19 March 2016.