5 Pesos / 1 Argentino

Features

Country Argentina
Period Federal Republic (1861-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1881-1896
Value 5 Pesos (5 ARM)
Currency Peso moneda nacional (1881-1969)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 8.06 g
Diameter 22.12 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1896
References KM# 31,
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# 1 to 10,
Héctor Carlos Janson; 2011. La moneda circulante en el territorio argentino, 1574-2010 (2nd edition). Héctor Carlos Janson, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Fr# 14
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, USA.

Obverse

The flagged arms of Argentina with the country name above and the date below

Lettering:
REPUBLICA ARGENTINA
* 1883 *

Translation:
Argentinian Republic
1883

Engraver: Eugène-André Oudiné

Eugène André Oudiné, French sculptor and engraver of medals, was born in Paris on 1 January 1810, and devoted himself from the beginning to the medallist's branch of sculpture, although he also excelled in monumental sculpture and portrait busts.

Reverse

Capped liberty head

Lettering: LIBERTAD * 5 PESOS * UN ARGENTINO * 9 D FINO *

Translation: Liberty 5 Pesos 1 Argentino 9 D Fino

Engraver: Eugène-André Oudiné

Eugène André Oudiné, French sculptor and engraver of medals, was born in Paris on 1 January 1810, and devoted himself from the beginning to the medallist's branch of sculpture, although he also excelled in monumental sculpture and portrait busts.

Edge

Raised letters with stars

Lettering: IGUALDAD * ANTE * LA * LEY * ***

Translation: Equality before the law

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1881  37 152 29%
1882  252 092 22%
1883  906 042 22%
1884  447 900 19%
1885  203 908 21%
1886  397 734 420.34 26%
1887  1 834 674 29%
1888  1 663 265 465.97 44%
1889  403 712 18%
1896  196 543 21%

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