25 Pesos Ibero-American Series - The Zamba

25 Pesos (Ibero-American Series - The Zamba) -  obverse25 Pesos (Ibero-American Series - The Zamba) -  reverse

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Country Argentina
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1997
Value 25 Pesos
25 ARS = 0.42 USD
Currency Peso convertible (1992-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 27 g
Diameter 40 mm
Shape Round
References KM# 123,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
CJ# 10.2.1
La Moneda Circulante En El Territorio Argentino
by Hector Carlos Janson
(Chulca Impresora)

Commemorative issue

Ibero-American Series - Encounter of the two Worlds


In the central field, you can see the figure of a couple dancing the Zamba, wearing the traditional dress, surrounded by the legend "ENCVENTRO DE DOS MVNDOS:. LA ZAMBA.: ".


Engraver: Carlos P. Rodríguez Dufour


The reverse shows the nominal value "$ 25", the year of the "1997" coinage and the legend "REPVBLICA ARGENTINA", around the National Coat of Arms and, externally, the shields of the remaining countries that make up the ISSUE.


Engraver: Carlos P. Rodríguez Dufour


Latin American typical dances and costumes

Commemorative coin dedicated to Iberoamerican Classical Dances and Costumes, which continues the Ibero-American Series of Coins initiated in 1991. This EMISSION was made between 12 countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Spain, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Portugal, Uruguay and Paraguay.

The design of this coin, made by the artist of the Central Bank, Carlos P. Rodrguez Dufour, has won first prize for the best design of the Series by direct vote of all participating countries.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1997  25,000 47.01 Proof

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