5 Pesos

5 Pesos -  obverse5 Pesos -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Argentina
Period Federal Republic (1861-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1961-1968
Value 5 Pesos (5 ARM)
Currency Peso moneda nacional (1881-1969)
Composition Nickel clad steel
Weight 4 g
Diameter 21.1 mm
Thickness 1.9 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 1 January 1970
Number N# 1015
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 59,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 59,
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
CJ# 289-296
Héctor Carlos Janson; 2011. La moneda circulante en el territorio argentino, 1574-2010 (2nd edition). Héctor Carlos Janson, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Obverse

A sailing ship, school and now museum, of the Argentinian Armada, the Presidente Sarmiento Frigate. Lettering.

Lettering: REPUBLICA ARGENTINA

Translation: Republic of Argentina

Engraver: Jorge Nicastro

Reverse

Branches, value and year.

Lettering:
5
PESOS
1963

Engraver: Jorge Nicastro

Edge

Smooth

Comments


Source: Wikipedia.

Two main groups of reverse are known.

Reverse
Type A - narrow date, "1" under "E".
Type B - wide date, "1" to the left of "E".
Note. The types differ by fonts of numerals as shown on photos.
Picture: © Images courtesy of Alexandr Prokofyev.


Combinations
A: 1961.
B: 1962-1968.

Note. Different styles of obverse are known, differ by thickness of lettering and beads (see the photos above).

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1961  37 423 464 $ 0.34 $ 0.54 $ 0.34 $ 0.53 $ 0.57 34%
1962  42 361 657 $ 1.14 $ 1.00 $ 0.46 $ 0.51 $ 1.88 $ 1.02 36%
1963  71 769 406 $ 0.57 $ 0.42 $ 0.33 $ 0.42 $ 1.44 $ 1.14 46%
1964  12 302 000 $ 0.45 $ 0.74 15%
1965  19 450 000 $ 0.23 $ 0.51 $ 0.35 $ 0.39 $ 0.30 22%
1966  17 259 472 $ 0.37 $ 0.49 $ 0.78 18%
1967  17 806 000 $ 0.34 $ 0.38 16%
1968  12 633 567 $ 0.46 $ 0.53 14%

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