2 Pesos Centenary of the Discovery of Oil in Argentina

2 Pesos (Centenary of the Discovery of Oil in Argentina) -  obverse2 Pesos (Centenary of the Discovery of Oil in Argentina) -  reverse

© Emiliano Micalizzi

Features

Issuer Argentina
Period Federal Republic (1861-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2007
Value 2 Pesos
2 ARS = USD 0.019
Currency Peso convertible (1992-date)
Composition Copper-nickel (Cu 75 Ni 25)
Weight 10.4 g
Diameter 30 mm
Thickness 2.0 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 14516
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 145,
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# 7.6,
Héctor Carlos Janson; 2011. La moneda circulante en el territorio argentino, 1574-2010 (2nd edition). Héctor Carlos Janson, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Schön# 157
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

100th anniversary of the first oil well in Argentina

Obverse

In the central imprint, in custody between the years referred to the centenary of the commemoration "1907" and "2007", presents the image of the first oil extraction tower used opportunely and, below, the legend "CDRO. RIVADAVIA ".

In the upper arch, read "REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA" and in the lower "DESCUBRIMIENTO DEL PETROLEO".

Lettering:
REPUBLICA ARGENTINA
1907 2007
CDRO RIVADAVIA
DESCUBRIMIENTO DEL PETROLEO

Translation:
ARGENTINIAN REPUBLIC
1907 2007
CDRO RIVADAVIA
DISCOVERY OF OIL

Engraver: Carlos P. Rodríguez Dufour

Reverse

In the middle area to the left, it shows a punching machine, and to the right the face value "2" and the word "PESOS". In the upper border, the name of the province of "CHUBUT" and in the exergue, the year of coinage "2007".

Lettering:
CHUBUT
2
PESOS
2007

Engraver: Carlos P. Rodríguez Dufour

Edge

Reeded edge for the regular coin, plain edge for the coins in sets.

2 Pesos (Centenary of the Discovery of Oil in Argentina) -  obverse

© Renato Lima

Mint

Buenos Aires, Argentina (1875-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2007  995 000 $ 2.27 $ 3.65 $ 4.76 $ 3.96 99% KM# 145.1 Reeded Edge
2007  5 000 4% KM# 145.2 Plain Edge in Set Only

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