25 Pesos Ibero-American Series - Sarmiento Frigate

25 Pesos (Ibero-American Series - Sarmiento Frigate) -  obverse25 Pesos (Ibero-American Series - Sarmiento Frigate) -  reverse

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Country Argentina
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2002
Value 25 Pesos
25 ARS = 0.42 USD
Currency Peso convertible (1992-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 27.2 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 2.306 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 138,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
CJ# 10.4
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 Frequency
2002  1,780 71% CJ# 10.4.1 Proof
2002  1,150 17% CJ# 10.4.2 Proof
2002  2,030 23% CJ# 10.4.3 Proof
2002  12,000 15% CJ# 10.4.4 Proof Set

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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