5 Pesos

5 Pesos -  obverse5 Pesos -  reverse

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Country Argentina
Period Federal Republic (1861-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1951-1959
Value 5 Pesos (5 ARM)
Currency Peso moneda nacional (1881-1969)
Composition Paper
Size 146 × 73 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 07-01-1965
Number N# 212841
Numista (https://numista.com)
References P# 264
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.


Effigy of progress (a seated woman representing the republic who rests her right hand on a plate with the Argentine coat of arms while holding a lit torch with her left).

El Banco Central
de la República Argentina
pagará al portador y a la vista
Cinco pesos
Moneda nacional
LEYES N. 12.962 y 13.571

Central Bank
of Argentina
Will Pay the Bearer
Five Pesos
National Currency
Laws No. 12,962 and 13,571

Designer: Louis-Eugène Mouchon (attributed)


Design showing the Argentine coat of arms, texts and a representation of laurels as the predominant theme.




Letters "AR" in the upper left corner.
"5 Pesos" legend in the center.

5 Pesos -  obverse

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Juan J. Bosio (JJB) General Manager
Alfredo Gómez Morales (AGM₁) President
Julio M. Palarea (JP) General Manager
Miguel Revestido (MRv) President
Eusebio Campos (ECᴳ) General Manager
Julio E. Alizon García (JAG) President
Pedro E. Real (PRᴳ) General Manager
José D. Mazzaferi (JF) General Manager
Eduardo Laurencena (EL) President
Américo Ditaranto (ADt) General Manager
José Mazar Barnet (JMB) President


Close-ups of the watermarks

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Date Signatures VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1951-1952)  JJB, AGM₁ 41% 1 Serie G
ND (1952-1955)  JP, MRv 7% 2 Serie G
ND (1955)  ECᴳ, JAG 1.4% 3 Serie G
ND (1956)  PRᴳ, JAG 3% 4 Series G, H
ND (1956-1958)  JF, EL 39% 5 Serie H
ND (1958-1959)  ADt, JMB 19% 6 Serie H

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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