50 Centavos

50 Centavos -  obverse50 Centavos -  reverse

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Features

Country Argentina
Period Federal Republic (1861-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1948-1950
Value 50 Centavos (0.50 ARM)
Currency Peso moneda nacional (1881-1969)
Composition Paper
Size 115 × 64 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 12-31-1962
Number N# 232864
Numista (https://numista.com)
References P# 256
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.

Obverse

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).

Lettering:
El Banco Central
De La República Argentina
pagará al portador y a la vista
50 CENTAVOS
Moneda Nacional
LEY No. 12962 DEL 27 DE MARZO DE 1947

Translation:
The Central Bank of the Argentine Republic
will pay to the bearer on demand
50 cents national currency
Law 12962 of March 27, 1947

Designer: Louis-Eugène Mouchon (attributed)

Reverse

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

Lettering:
REPUBLICA ARGENTINA
50 CENTAVOS

Translation:
ARGENTINE REPUBLIC
50 CENTS

Watermark

RA in top left corner of obverse

Signatures

Ernesto H. Carreras (EHC) General Manager
Domingo O. Maroglio (DMᴾ) President
Juan J. Bosio (JJB) General Manager
Alfredo Gómez Morales (AGM₁) President

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Date Signatures VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1948-1949)  EHC, DMᴾ 68% Serie E
ND (1949-1950)  JJB, AGM₁ 38% Serie E

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