1 Peso Centenary of the Discovery of Oil in Argentina

1 Peso (Centenary of the Discovery of Oil in Argentina) -  obverse1 Peso (Centenary of the Discovery of Oil in Argentina) -  reverse

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Country Argentina
Period Federal Republic (1861-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2007
Value 1 Peso
1 ARS = 0.011 USD
Currency Peso convertible (1992-date)
Composition Silver (.900) (Ag 90 Cu 10)
Weight 25 g
Diameter 37 mm
Shape Round
References CJ# 6.14,
Héctor Carlos Janson; 2011. La moneda circulante en el territorio argentino, 1574-2010 (2nd edition). Héctor Carlos Janson, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Schön# 158
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog / 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog / 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Commemorative issue

Centenary of the Discovery of Oil in Argentina


In the central imprint, in custody between the years referred to the centenary of the commemoration "1907" and "2007", presents the image of the first oil extraction tower used opportunely and, below, the legend "CDRO. RIVADAVIA ".

In the upper arch, read "REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA" and in the lower "DESCUBRIMIENTO DEL PETRÓLEO".

1907 2007


In the middle area to the left, it shows a punching machine, and to the right the face value "1" and the word "PESOS". In the upper border, the name of the province of "CHUBUT" and in the exergue, the year of coinage "2007".





Paris, France (864-date)

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