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5 Pesos / 1 Argentino

Features

Country Argentina
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,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
CJ# 1 to 10,
La Moneda Circulante En El Territorio Argentino
by Hector Carlos Janson
(Chulca Impresora)
Fr# 14
Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present
by Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg
( Coin & Currency Institute, 2017)

Obverse

Flagged arms within wreath

Lettering:
REPUBLICA ARGENTINA
* 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 *

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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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1881  37,152
1882  252,092
1883  906,042
1884  447,900
1885  203,908
1886  397,734 393.29
1887  1,834,674
1888  1,663,265
1889  403,712
1896  196,543

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Bullion value: 341.49 USD Search tips
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