20 Centavos

20 Centavos -  obverse20 Centavos -  reverse

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Features

Country Argentina
Period Federal Republic (1861-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1942-1950
Value 20 Centavos (0.20 ARM)
Currency Peso moneda nacional (1881-1969)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 4 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1951
Number N# 1281
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 42,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
CJ# 196 to 204,
Héctor Carlos Janson; 2011. La moneda circulante en el territorio argentino, 1574-2010 (2nd edition). Héctor Carlos Janson, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Schön# 45
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Value in the centre, grain sprig to left, head of a cow to the right

Lettering:
REPUBLICA ARGENTINA
20
CENTAVOS

Translation:
Republic of Argentina
20
Centavos

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Reverse

Grain sprig behind capped head right

Lettering:
LIBERTAD
1944

Translation:
Liberty
1944

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Buenos Aires, Argentina (1875-date)

Comments



Previously KM#17

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1942  10 254 605 0.90 0.82 17% CJ# 196.1 Date large - nine closed
1942  3% CJ# 196.2 Small Date - Nine Open
1943  13 775 437 0.53 0.53 1.75 20% CJ# 197
1944  12 225 000 0.68 1.12 18% CJ# 198
1945  13 340 000 0.36 1.02 0.71 19% CJ# 199
1946  14 625 005 0.30 0.84 0.84 19% CJ# 200
1947  23 164 000 0.87 0.51 0.75 24% CJ# 201
1948  32 245 000 0.31 0.49 0.68 0.64 11.88 28% CJ# 202
1949  67 115 000 0.50 0.49 0.50 1.49 44% CJ# 203
1950  40 071 355 0.27 0.53 0.59 1.22 32% CJ# 204

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