Argentine real

former argentine currency

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.[1] 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.[2]

Argentina 8 real coin


  1. "Argentine Peso (ARS) Profile". Retrieved 19 March 2016.
  2. "Pieces of Eight and Doubloons -- Reales and Escudos". Pirates of the Caribbean, in fact and fiction. Retrieved 19 March 2016.