50 Centavos

Features

Country Argentina
Period Federal Republic (1861-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1918-1921
Value 50 Centavos (0.50 ARM)
Currency Peso moneda nacional (1881-1969)
Composition Paper
Size 115 × 64 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 05-31-1950
Number N# 262638
Numista (https://numista.com)
References P# 242
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:
República Argentina
La Nación
pagará al portador y a la vista
50 centavos
moneda nacional
LEY DE 20 DE SEPTIEMBRE 1897
CAJA DE CONVERSION

Translation:
Argentinian republic
The nation
will pay the bearer and at sight
50 cents
National currency
LAW OF SEPTEMBER 20, 1897
CONVERSION BOX

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:
ARGENTINIAN REPUBLIC
50 CENTS

Signatures

Alberto Meyer Arana (AMA) Secretary
Luis Ortiz Basualdo (LOBᴾ) President

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Date Signatures VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1918-1921)  AMA, LOBᴾ Serie A

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