1000 Australes Encounter of Two Worlds

1000 Australes (Encounter of Two Worlds) -  obverse1000 Australes (Encounter of Two Worlds) -  reverse

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Country Argentina
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1991
Value 1000 Australes (1000 ARA)
Currency Austral (1985-1991)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 27 g
Diameter 40 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized 12-31-1993
References KM# 106,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
CJ# 371,
La Moneda Circulante En El Territorio Argentino
by Hector Carlos Janson
(Chulca Impresora)
Schön# 106
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

Ibero-American Series I - Encounter of two Worlds


In the central field, it presents the columns of Hercules in which the legend is read "PLVS VLTRA". Both rest on the "OCEAN SEA", nexus between the two worlds. Over them the sun, four crowns representing the Viceroys of Mexico, New Granada, Peru and Rio de la Plata, and four stars symbolizing the Capitanas Generals of Cuba, Guatemala, Venezuela and Chile. In the upper arch, the legend "ENCVENTRO DE DOS MVNDOS", in the lower one "1492-1992".



The reverse shows the nominal value "A1000", the year of coinage "1991", the legend "REPVBLICA ARGENTINA", around the National Coat of Arms, and externally surrounding the legend, the shields of the remaining countries that make up the ISSUE.

: A 1.000 : 1991 :




V Centennial of the Discovery of America

It is a commemorative coin of the Fifth Centennial of the Discovery of America that is part of a joint venture between Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Spain, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Portugal, Uruguay and Venezuela.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1991  5,000 52.61 Proof

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