25 Pesos Ibero-American Series - Patacón

25 Pesos (Ibero-American Series - Patacón) -  obverse25 Pesos (Ibero-American Series - Patacón) -  reverse

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Country Argentina
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2010
Value 25 Pesos
25 ARS = 0.42 USD
Currency Peso convertible (1992-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 27 g
Diameter 40 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 166,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
CJ# 10.7
La Moneda Circulante En El Territorio Argentino
by Hector Carlos Janson
(Chulca Impresora)

Commemorative issue

Ibero-American Series - Encounter of the two Worlds - Patacón


In the central imprint, the replica of the obverse of the "patacón", consisting of a shield flanked on both sides by a total of 14 flags symbolizing the provincial division of that moment, two branches of laurel joined at the base by a ribbon , Two cannons and inscriptions REPUBLICA ARGENTINA and 1881. In the upper arch reads the symbol that symbolizes the spirit that gave rise to the Ibero-American Series "ENCVENTRO DE DOS MUNDOS" and in the lower arch "UN PESO - 9 DOS FINO", Inscriptions on the back of the "patacón" referring to the denomination and the purity of the metal.


Engraver: Carlos P. Rodríguez Dufour


The Argentine National Coat of Arms is distinguished by the inscription "REPVBLICA ARGENTINA", the face value "$ 25" and the year of "2010". Surrounding our emblem, the shields of all participating countries.

$25 * 2010

Engraver: Carlos P. Rodríguez Dufour




Ibero-American Historical Coins

Commemorative coin dedicated to the "Ibero-American Historical Coins", which continues the Ibero-American Series of Coins started in 1991. The following countries participated in this issue: Argentina, Cuba, Spain, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru and Portugal.

The central bank of the Argentine Republic chose as a motive for this series the reproduction of the obverse of the first national silver coin of $ 1, coined as of 1881, by virtue of Law No. 1130 sanctioned for the purposes of unification Of the country's monetary system. This piece was popularly called "patacón", a colloquial form with which it was denominated to the Hispanic-American colonial currencies of similar characteristics.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2010  1,500 Proof

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