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50 Centavos

50 Centavos -  obverse50 Centavos -  reverse

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Features

Country Argentina
Type Standard banknote
Years 1942-1948
Value 50 Centavos (0.50 ARM)
Currency Peso moneda nacional (1881-1969)
Composition Paper
Size 64 × 115 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 250
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Blue. Liberty (Progreso) with torch at left

Lettering:
República Argentina
La Nación
pagará al portador y a la vista
50 centavos
moneda nacional
Emisión al cargo del gobierno nacional Art. 36 Ley 12155
Por el gobierno nacional
Banco Central de la República Argentina
Gerente General / Presidente

Translation:
Argentine Republic
The Nation
will pay to the bearer on demand
50 cents
national currency
Issued by the national government Article 36 law 12155
By the national government
Central Bank of the Argentine Republic
General Manager / President

Reverse

Blue design, Argentine coat of arms in the middle

Lettering:
República Argentina
50 Centavos

Translation:
Argentine Republic
50 Centavos

Watermark

RA in top left corner of obverse

Comments

There are 4 signature varieties and 2 watermark varieties.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1942)  5% P#250.a1 (Signatures: Prebisch & Bosch in black Signature titles: "Gerente general & Presidente" Series C, D 1942 C: 00.000.001 - 20.000.000)
ND (1943)  5% P#250.a2 (Signatures: Prebisch & Bosch in blue Signature titles: "Gerente general & Presidente" Series C, D 1943 D: 00.000.001 - 06.510.000)
ND (1944-1945)  21% P#250.a3 (Signatures: Edmundo Gagneux & Ernesto Bosch Signature titles: "Gerente general & Presidente" in blue; Serie D 1944 D: 06.510.001 - 18.165.000; 1945 D: 18.165.001 - 29.400.000)
ND (1944-1945)  0% P#250.a4 (Signatures: Edmundo Gagneux & Ernesto Bosch Signature titles:"Subgerente general & Presidente" in blue; Serie D 1944 D: 06.510.001 - 18.165.000; 1945 D: 18.165.001 - 29.400.000)
ND (1946-1947)  42% P#250.a5 (Signatures: Domingo Maroglio & Miquel Miranda Signature titles:"Gerente general & Presidente" in black; Serie D 1946 D: 29.400.001 - 38.990.000; 1947 D: 38.990.001 - 53.305.000)
ND (1947-1948)  42% P#250.a6 (Signatures: Ernesto Carreras & Domingo Maroglio Signature titles "Gerente general & Presidente" in black; Serie D 1947 D: 53.305.001 - 61.460.000; 1948 D: 61.460.001 - 68.320.000)

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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