25 Pesos Ibero-American Series - Sarmiento Frigate

25 Pesos (Ibero-American Series - Sarmiento Frigate) -  obverse 25 Pesos (Ibero-American Series - Sarmiento Frigate) -  reverse

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Country Argentina
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2002
Value 25 Pesos
25 ARS = 0.44 USD
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 27.2 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 2.306 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 138, CJ# 10.4
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
La Moneda Circulante En El Territorio Argentino
by Hector Carlos Janson
(Chulca Impresora)

Commemorative issue

5th Ibero-American Series - "Presidente Sarmiento" Sailship


In the field the figure of President Domingo Faustino Sarmiento Fragata. Legend Edge "FRAGATA A. R. A. PTE. SARMIENTO "and the five-star superior perimeter five-pointed mean walking five continents each year the boat in the graduation trip of cadets.



Engraver: Carlos P. Rodríguez Dufour


In the Argentine National Shield field between two lines round the
Legend "Argentina Republic: 2002: $ 25," Shields surrounded by countries Participants of the V Iberoamerican Series Coin.

: $25 : 2002 :

: $ 25: 2002:

Engraver: Carlos P. Rodríguez Dufour




The Nautical

Commemorative coin dedicated to "The Nautical", which continues the Ibero-American Series of Coins started in 1991. The following countries participated in this ISSUE: Argentina, Cuba, Ecuador, Spain, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal.

Coins for the local market were minted in the Society of the State Mint (CJ# 10.4.1 - 10.4.2 - 10.4.3).

Coins for the foreign market were minted at the Royal Mint FNMT (CJ # 10.4.4). The fifth issue of the Ibero-American Series "Encounter of Two Worlds" is dedicated to sailing. The collection consists of 10 coins, one for each of the participating countries and a medal commemorating the 10th anniversary of the series.

CJ# 10.4.1 Is the easiest to detect, since the frigate is minted with a frosted surface that contrasts with the brightness of the others. Besides holding the capes mainsail show interruptions in its path such which with the image.

CJ# 10.4.2 Is the only one that presents the lower stars flanking the frigate, parallel to its axis and with neatly carved contours.

CJ# 10.4.3 to 10.4.1 is similar for opacity, but not so much, and can distinguish it from 10.4.4 to detail forecastle.

CJ# 10.4.4 The Mirroring and the definition of their strokes, forecastle detail, make it unmistakable.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2002  1,780 CJ# 10.4.1 Proof
2002  1,150 CJ# 10.4.2 Proof
2002  2,030 CJ# 10.4.3 Proof
2002  12,000 CJ# 10.4.4 Proof Set

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