5 Pesos Centenary of the Foundation of Comodoro Rivadavia
5 ARS = 0.09 USD
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
|References||KM# 149, Fr# 24
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present
by Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg
( Coin & Currency Institute, 2017)
Centenary of the Foundation of Comodoro Rivadavia
In the central field it presents the shield of the Municipality of Comodoro Rivadavia. In the lower arch you read "2001" and in the upper arch "REPUBLICA ARGENTINA".
Lettering: REPUBLICA ARGENTINA 2001
The oil field is represented in the central field, and below the face value "5 pesos". In the upper arch, it reads "1901 * Centenario de Comodoro Rivadavia * 2001". In the lower arch, the legend "Movidos por el desafío".
1901 * Centenario de Comodoro Rivadavia * 2001 Movidos por el desafío
The design was done by a team of professionals from that city, made up of graduates Silvia Brun, Laura de la Torre and visual designers Verónica Godoy, Gerardo Hayes, Liliana Madueño, Verónica Quercia and Javier Rubina, who considered "EL PETROLEO, EL WIND, THE SEA AND THE EARTH ", as" ENERGY ", common denominator and characteristic resource of the place, that amalgamates different cultures, coming from different parts of the world and even from different parts of the country. They represented the breadth of the landscape and growth as an idea of progress.
These pieces were minted in the Sociedad de la Estado de Moneda in Argentina and the note and coin recorders Ms. Monica P. Galera and Mr. Juan D. Castillo participated.
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