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2½ Pesos / ½ Argentino

Features

Country Argentina
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1881-1884
Value 2 1/2 Pesos (2.5 ARM)
Currency Peso moneda nacional (1881-1969)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 4.0322 g
Diameter 19 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized 01-01-1896
References KM# 30,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
CJ# 11,
Héctor Carlos Janson; 2011. La moneda circulante en el territorio argentino, 1574-2010 (2nd edition). Héctor Carlos Janson, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Fr# 15,
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. ISBN 9780871843098.
Fr# 16
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. ISBN 9780871843098.

Obverse

Arms of Argentina, stars and lettering.

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA
* 1884 *

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

Liberty facing right.

Lettering: LIBERTAD * 2½ PESOS * ½ ARGENTINO * 9 Dos 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.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1881  9 80% Rare
1884  421 80%

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