Federal Republic (1861-date)
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
2 ARS = 0.022 USD
|Currency||Peso convertible (1992-date)|
|Composition||Brass plated steel|
|Orientation||Coin alignment ↑↓|
The representation of the drunken stick, with its most characteristic profile, with the trunk in the shape of a bottle in the centre with the country name above and the inscription "PALO BORRACHO" at the bottom.
Republic of Argentina
A synthesis of its flower to the left with the inscription "EN UNIÓN Y LIBERTAD" around the rim at the bottom, the date at the top,
and the value in the upper right sector, in allusion to the Argentine northeast, whose forests are typical of the silk floss tree
EN UNIÓN Y LIBERTAD
In Union and Liberty
The Silk Floss Tree
Ceiba insignis (Chorisia speciosa). Family of the bombáceas. Common names: palo borracho, samohú.
It grows in Brazil, Paraguay and the northeast of Argentina. It's remarkable pink or white flowering is maintained from late summer to late fall. It stands out for the curious shape of its trunk with large stingers, and for its fruits, which when opened let out their seeds wrapped in a white snowflake that takes them through the air.
In Buenos Aires the specimens of the Barranco de la Plaza San Martín are very colourful, they are also found in quantity in the forests of Palermo and many parks, plazas, and sidewalks.
The Silk Floss Tree flower
The Silk Floss Tree
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